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.
2 Day Course
1 person: £380 (£190 per day)
2 people: £210pp (£105pp per day)
3 people: £180pp (£90pp per day)
4 people: £170pp (£85pp 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
Small ratios and focussed guiding
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.
Feel free to book as an individual, and we will try to find another climber to run at 1:2 and maximise learning opportunities. If you want an exclusive booking, then please let us know and will run at 1:1.
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
Single pitch only lead is accepted - we can build your skill set towards multi pitch leading.
We can coach you towards your goals on a bespoke basis
All technical equipment is provided.
We will share kit lists with you during the booking stage
Ropes and climbing hardware all provided and inclusive of the price - we can provide a full lead rack if necessary
Harness & Helmet provided but
ideally you will have your own
You will need to wear suitable outdoor clothing and have your own rock shoes.
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Our venues are carefully selected and tailored to get the most out of the programme.
We regularly use the Langdale & Borrowdale valleys but there are many good areas to choose from - let us know where you're saying and we can tailor the programme
We will use well known climbs, allowing us to teach in contact on real world terrain.
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