Beginners Trad Climbing (1 day)

Learn the ropes and begin your journey towards becoming a competent independent climber.

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BEGINNERS TRAD CLIMBING COURSE

  • Duration: 6 – 8 hours
  • Difficulty: Easy/ Moderate
  • Participants – Minimum 1 person. Maximum 6 people
  • Includes food? – Optional

Learn the ropes and begin your journey towards becoming a competent independent climber. This 1 day course is designed to teach the basic skills required to safely set up top rope and bottom rope systems, at single pitch climbing venues, with traditional rock climbing protection.

All courses can be tailored to groups of most ages and abilities. Minimum age – 10 years old.

Participants should have some outdoor climbing experience, although no prior technical rope skills are required other than the ability to tie in and belay. This course follows on from our 1 day Beginners Rock Climbing course and can also be booked as part of our 2 day Single Pitch Climbing course.

10:00am – Meet your instructor

6 hours of rock climbing tuition. Skills covered include placing traditional protection, anchor building for abseils, top ropes and bottom rope systems. We will also look to get plenty of actual climbing in to work on movement skills and build confidence on outdoor rock.

Lunch options are available

16:00pm – Depart

  • A private instructor 6-7 hours.
  • All safety equipment including helmets, harnesses and climbing shoes if required.
  • Optional packed lunch

Although lunch is not included as standard, there are 2 packed lunch options available at an extra cost.

Information about both the Standard and Deluxe packed lunch options can be found here (see details)

  • Comfortable and sturdy outdoor shoes or boots
  • Warm clothing (Plenty of layers)
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Waterproof trousers
  • Plenty of water (2ltrs recommended)
  • A 35-50ltr rucksack with waist belt
  • Snacks