rock climbing improver
For those looking to build upon their climbing knowledge and progress from the introductory course. Become a competent second.
Instructor Ratio - 1:2
2 Day Course
1 person: £340 (£170 per day)
2 people: £210pp (£105pp per day)
This course is aimed at those who have completed an 'Introduction to Trad Climbing Course' or climbers looking to transition from indoor to outdoor climbing.
This course is an expansion from the 'Introduction to Trad Climbing' course and will expand on knowledge and skills shown during that day.
This is an opportunity to refine those skills over a longer period.
This is a 2 day course.
Recap tying in and belaying
Discuss modern gear such as nuts, cams and hexes
Be guided on a rock climb and familiarisation with the systems
Demonstrate and practice gear placement in the rock
Set a framework for safe and solid belays (ABC and IDEAS acronyms)
'In series' climbing to practice gear placement and runner management
Learn to belay a second
Stance organisation and belay changeovers
Safe abseiling and descent from the crag
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.
Some prior knowledge will be beneficial
Wear and fit a harness correctly
Tie a rethreaded figure of eight knot
Belay a top roped climber
(This can be refreshed on the day)
Good for climbers looking to build competence.
All technical equipment is provided.
We will share kit lists with you during the booking stage
Harness & Helmet provided
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.
7th/8th April 2022 - 9:30am
25th/26th April 2022 - 9:30am
4th/5th May 2022 - 9:30am
19th/20th May 2022 - 9:30am
2nd/3rd June 2022 - 9:30am
29th/30th 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
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.