multi-pitch climbing skills
For those looking at bigger objectives and wanting to progress into the world of multi pitch climbing. Looking at rope work, stance management, runner placement, belaying and safe descent.
Instructor Ratio - 1:2
2 Day Course
1 person: £340 (£170 per day)
2 people: £210pp (£105pp per day)
If you are looking to progress into multi pitch venues then this course is designed to teach you all the appropriate skills needed - looking at rope organisation, stance management and safe descent this is an all inclusive course with lots of climbing.
You will be guided on a multi pitch climb to begin with, and here we will demonstrate the following:
Runner placement and management Rope work (half vs single ropes)
Belay stances and management
Reducing twists at belays
Protecting a second (traverse)
Descent and personal abseiling
Complete a multi pitch climb
Climb routes 'in series' or independently
Build your own belays
Belay a second
Manage your own stances
Discuss problem solving where appropriate
The price of this course is inclusive of:
A qualified Mountaineering Instructor affiliated with AMI
Local & intimate knowledge of the venues
Professional coaching & instruction
Read more about AMI here: About AMI
Exclusive discount for LDM customers when booking this course
1:2 Ratio - 2 people per 1 instructor
Safety is paramount so no more than 2 people per 1 instructor in technical terrain.
A party larger than 2 will require multiple instructors - we can supply instructors adhering to our ratios - please enquire.
Wear and fit a harness correctly
Tie a rethreaded figure of eight knot
Preferably, you have some climbing experience and are looking to improve your lead climbing, stance organisation and overall rope work
All technical equipment is provided.
We will share kit lists with you during the booking stage
Harness & Helmet provided but
ideally you will have your own
You will need to wear suitable outdoor clothing and have your own rock shoes.
Our venues are carefully selected and tailored to get the most out of the programme.
We can select venues close to your accommodation where possible.
We regularly use the Langdale & Borrowdale valleys.
Can't see a date that works for you? Contact us for private and bespoke courses. We are happy to discuss your ideas and tailor a programme for you
If cancellation occurs within 30 days of the course or activity, we will retain 50% of the full price (your deposit).
If cancellation is within 14 days of the activity we will retain the full amount.