For those looking to build upon previous knowledge or progress from the introductory course. Become a competent second. 

Max Ratio 1:2

1:1 £300 (£150 per day)

1:2 £170pp (£85pppd)

1:3 £140pp (£70pppd)

1:4 £120pp (£60pppd)

Rock Climb in Langdale


Course Outline

This course would suit climbers looking to build knowledge towards becoming a competent second, or wanting to learn and utilise top roping in their climbing. 

We will build a greater understanding of rock climbing and look into modern climbing gear and all the relevant skills to follow a leader and second routes. 

Day 1:

  • Recap tying in and belaying

  • Discuss modern gear such as nuts, cams and hexes

  • Demonstrate and practice its placement in the rock

  • Look at building belays 

  • Set a framework for safe and solid belays

  • Use this framework to build top ropes for climbing at single pitch venues 

Day 2:

  • Complete a rock climb

  • Climb routes 'in series' 

  • Learn to belay a leader

  • Learn to remove gear 

  • Learn climbing calls 

  • Learn hitches and knots such as cloves hitches for tying in to belays 

  • Discuss descent and abseiling

This course works best when booked for 2 people



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.  We will run the course over 2 consecutive days. 

Venue & Location

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

Visit our climbs and venues page for ideas. 


All technical equipment is provided for this course. 

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

Gimmer Crag Bracket & Slab
Dow Crag Classic Rock
Borrowdale Climbing Lake District


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