Rock Skills Introduction

19/04/2020 - 19/04/2020

Thornhill Lane

Non-residential starting from £80.00

Scheme Details

Awarding Body
Mountain Training
Scheme
Rock Skills
Course
Introduction
Type
Training

Award Description

Our Rock Skills courses are designed to provide structured training opportunities for people who want to learn more and become independent climbers. There are three different levels so that complete beginners and those with more experience can choose the most appropriate starting point. 

About

Rock Skills introduction

Minimum age: 12.

Climbing experience required: none.#

Background and Planning. An awareness of the types of places you can climb in the UK and Ireland, how to use guidebooks and mobile devices to find crags and routes, crag etiquette and the work of the mountaineering councils.

Climbing Skills. Fundamental movement skills and climbing styles.

Footwear and Equipment. Footwear and equipment selection and how to use the kit you choose.

Technical Skills. Tying into a harness, belaying, spotting and how to abseil.

Environmental Knowledge. The impact of climbers at the crag, ethics, access and environmental considerations for climbers.

Hazards and Emergency Procedures. Identifying hazards, managing risk, understanding common injuries, how to get help and the role of Mountain Rescue and associated emergency services.

 Learning outcomes

  • Have covered the course content in a safe and enjoyable outdoor environment and classroom-style setting;
  • Have climbed outside for a good proportion of the day on an appropriate crag;
  • Be in a strong position to take a climbing wall belay test; and
  • Be ready to attend a Rock Skills Intermediate course.

Where And When

Start
19/04/2020 09:30
End
19/04/2020 17:30
Total Days
1
Maximum Bookings
6
Venue
Thornhill Lane
Town
Hope Valley
County
Derbyshire
Postcode
S33 0AL
Country
United Kingdom
Latitude
53.34202
Longitude
-1.70515

Provider

Name
Rockface Adventures
Phone
07540790544
Website
Booking/Details
Email

Booking

  • Non Residential

    £80.00
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Other Dates

07/06/2020 £80.00 Details
09/08/2020 £80.00 Details

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