Intro to Rock Climbing – 5 Day

Intro to Rock Climbing – 5 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.
 

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: 5 Day
Cost: £600

Course Start Dates:
April 16, 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

    Adam pressing his way up the finger crack of The Link on Dinas Mot.

    Adam pressing his way up the finger crack of The Link on Dinas Mot.

    Adam showing us he has mastered trad climbing after a five day sort to trad conversion course, as he styles his way across the final pitch of A Dream of White Horses, Wen Zawn, Gogarth. We also offer guiding and coaching across this route.

    Adam showing us he has mastered trad climbing after a five day sort to trad conversion course, as he styles his way across the final pitch of A Dream of White Horses, Wen Zawn, Gogarth. We also offer guiding and coaching across this route.

    A climber powering their way up the final crack of Left Wall the ultimate E2 pitch in the Llanberis Pass.

    A climber powering their way up the final crack of Left Wall the ultimate E2 pitch in the Llanberis Pass.

    Ian hey on the strange ways Buttress a rather esoteric crag at tremadog but Hollow/Crocodillo are real gems.

    Ian hey on the strange ways Buttress a rather esoteric crag at tremadog but Hollow/Crocodillo are real gems.

    One of our clients enjoying the coaching on Pigeon Hole Crack at Holyhead Mountain

    One of our clients enjoying the coaching on Pigeon Hole Crack at Holyhead Mountain

    Mark reeves on the esoteric Glass Flipper, a HVS slab made of Grit-type rock in the Llanberis Pass.

    Mark reeves on the esoteric Glass Flipper, a HVS slab made of Grit-type rock in the Llanberis Pass.

    Lead Climb Coaching on Scratch, VS, Pant Ifan, tremadog

    Lead Climb Coaching on Scratch, VS, Pant Ifan, tremadog




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