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.


Course Outline


Day 1:

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 ​


Day 2:

  • Complete a multi pitch climb

  • Climb routes 'in series' or independently

  • Build your own belays

  • Belay a second

  • Manage your own stances

  • Gain independence

  • 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

  • Technical equipment 

  • Professional coaching & instruction

Read more about AMI here: About AMI


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Exclusive discount for LDM customers when booking this course

Course Ratios

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. 



1st-2nd April 2022 - 9:30am

23rd-24th April 2022 - 9:30am


14th-15th May 2022 - 9:30am


4th-5th June 2022 - 9:30am

24th-25th June 2022 - 9:30am

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

Wallowbarrow Crag
Wallowbarrow Crag

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Gouther Crag - Swindale
Gouther Crag - Swindale

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Head End Quarry (North Lakes)
Head End Quarry (North Lakes)

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Wallowbarrow Crag
Wallowbarrow Crag

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cancellation policy

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.