INTRO TO TRAD CLIMBING

For novice or beginner climbers, no experience necessary.

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Max Ratio 1:4

1 Day Course

1:1 £150

1:2 £85pp (£170)

1:3 £70pp (£210)

1:4 £60pp (£240)

Rock Climbing at Goat Crag Borrowdale

 

Course Outline

This course is designed to introduce you to the world of climbing in the UK.  There will be discussions around planning, preparation and safety at the crag and we will look into crag etiquette, ethics, access, the impact of the climber and what the mountaineering councils and boards do for the sport. 

Climbing equipment and its importance will be discussed; from harnesses, helmets and footwear and its correct fit to the hardware and rope types available. 

Technical skills covered include:

  • Wearing a harness

  • Tying in

  • Belaying

  • Abseiling

  • Climbing equipment - such a nuts, cams and hexes 

  • Gear placement and removal in the rock  

  • Movement and climbing styles 

  • Top rope climbing 

  • Progression onto seconding and bigger routes as appropiate

Booking 

To book this course, visit our BOOK NOW page and complete the enquiry form. 

For further information email us. 

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Course Dates

This course can run on any day that is suitable for you.  This is a 1 day course.

Venue & Location

We will choose suitable crags and venues.  We use Borrowdale or Langdale. 

Visit our climbs and venues page for ideas. 

Equipment

All technical equipment is provided for this course. 

Use our Kit Lists to know what to bring for your course. 

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White Gyll - Slipknot
Lower Scout Crags

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CONTACT

Call or WhatsApp: 07458353048

Email: info@lakedistrictmountaineering.co.uk

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