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

    A good selection of rock boots to choose from. One will fit you better than the rest!

    A good selection of rock boots to choose from. One will fit you better than the rest!

    Kyle Wood on a How to Big Wall Course. Here learning the basics of Aid Climbing

    Kyle Wood on a How to Big Wall Course. Here learning the basics of Aid Climbing

    A climber (in Blue) tackles the classic Resolution Direct on Gogarth Main Cliff a classic E2.

    A climber (in Blue) tackles the classic Resolution Direct on Gogarth Main Cliff a classic E2.

    Not Too hard for Dave Rudkin! A little gem of a climb on Dwys Y Gwynt, oo Hard for Jim Perrin, E1

    Not Too hard for Dave Rudkin! A little gem of a climb on Dwys Y Gwynt, oo Hard for Jim Perrin, E1

    Jesse King climbing Shangri-La, a classic Severe at Baggy Point in North Devon. A route we managed to sneak in between a storm and the rising tide.

    Jesse King climbing Shangri-La, a classic Severe at Baggy Point in North Devon. A route we managed to sneak in between a storm and the rising tide.

    Marty leading up to the overlap on Scratch Arete during the final part of a lead climb coaching weekend.

    Marty leading up to the overlap on Scratch Arete during the final part of a lead climb coaching weekend.

    Simon Lake starting up the amazing Centrefold in fallen block zawn at Rhoscolyn.

    Simon Lake starting up the amazing Centrefold in fallen block zawn at Rhoscolyn.

    A selection of snap gate carabiners, top and Screwgate carabiners, bottom.

    A selection of snap gate carabiners, top and Screwgate carabiners, bottom.


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