Intro to Rock Climbing – 2 Day

Intro to Rock Climbing – 2 Day
Have you dreamt of climbing outside? Need a helping hand gaining the skills required to do so safely? This course will help make those first brave steps. We will take you through all the skill you need to be an independent climber. We will take you through all the skill you need to be an independent climber.
 

Are you stuck inside or seconding routes and want to learn how to lead climb on trad protection? The world of traditional climbing is a door that can be opened to you if you come on a learn to trad climb course with Snowdonia Mountain Guides. If you don’t know your nuts from your cams or a clove hitch from an overhand then it’s time you did.

We offer a great introduction to trad lead climbing courses based in Snowdonia that will cover all the skills you need to know to become an independent traditional lead climber. During the course we cover the safe operation and use of all the gear that you are likely to find on a trad rack. The course also covers the ropework you’ll need to make a belay and bring up your second in safety. In order to get you from where you are to leading outside, we will also cover basic climbing technique, tactics and of course how to get down safely from the top of the crag. All accomplished whilst climbing some of the classic climbing routes that Snowdonia is famous for.

This course is like being handed the keys to a whole new world and life of adventure awaits on the other side. Learning to lead climb safely and in a controlled manner will make the rest of your climbing career a dream.

 
 
 
 
Prior Experience: No prior climbing experience necessary
Duration: 2 Day
Cost: £300

Course Start Dates:
April 14, 2018
May 19, 2018
July 21, 2018
August 11, 2018
September 1, 2018
  • NB: We can arrange course dates to meet your requirements.

  • To book, find out more or to arrange an alternative date email us here.
    …or call us on 07872565225

    Photos from Previous Courses

    Josh Douglas savouring some fine slate. Here testing out Mentil Lentils, HVS

    Josh Douglas savouring some fine slate. Here testing out Mentil Lentils, HVS

    A man climbing the classic Cenotaph Corner, E1 on dinas Cromlech

    A man climbing the classic Cenotaph Corner, E1 on dinas Cromlech

    Matt following True Moments/Freebird, E2 5c, Castel Helen, Gogarth

    Matt following True Moments/Freebird, E2 5c, Castel Helen, Gogarth

    Jack Geldard wrestles with the incredible Drowning Man on the Rainbow Wall area of the Dinorwic slate quarries.

    Jack Geldard wrestles with the incredible Drowning Man on the Rainbow Wall area of the Dinorwic slate quarries.

    Simon Lake on the 'easy pitch' of Kalahari Highway, E4

    Simon Lake on the 'easy pitch' of Kalahari Highway, E4

    Josh Douglas getting climbing fit on a desperate F5+, which feels more like 6a, in the Hermida, Picos Du Europa.

    Josh Douglas getting climbing fit on a desperate F5+, which feels more like 6a, in the Hermida, Picos Du Europa.

    SMG Head Coach on his other job bring the new rockfax Slate Guide to life.

    SMG Head Coach on his other job bring the new rockfax Slate Guide to life.

    The amazing but ultimately easy 2nd pitch of A Dream of White Horses.

    The amazing but ultimately easy 2nd pitch of A Dream of White Horses.


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