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
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    Photos from Previous Courses

    Dave Rudkin climbing out through the second roof on Free Stonehenge, E7 6b. This amazing E3/4 roof pitch can now be gain via Kalahari Highway, an E4, meaning many more people can enjy this rediculously exposed pitch. castell Helen, South Stack, Gogarth

    Dave Rudkin climbing out through the second roof on Free Stonehenge, E7 6b. This amazing E3/4 roof pitch can now be gain via Kalahari Highway, an E4, meaning many more people can enjy this rediculously exposed pitch. castell Helen, South Stack, Gogarth

    Pete Robins following the top ptich of Released From treatment, E6, Rainbow Slab.

    Pete Robins following the top ptich of Released From treatment, E6, Rainbow Slab.

    Home of some of the boldest routes at Gogarth, North Stack Wall both scares and excites most climbers!

    Home of some of the boldest routes at Gogarth, North Stack Wall both scares and excites most climbers!

    James McHaffie on the First Ascent of Tower of Midnight on Cryn Las this was part of two new pitches of climbing the first E6/7 andd this at least E8 6c.

    James McHaffie on the First Ascent of Tower of Midnight on Cryn Las this was part of two new pitches of climbing the first E6/7 andd this at least E8 6c.

    Simon Lake on the first 'hero' pitch of Central Sadness a classic E5 in the quarries.

    Simon Lake on the first 'hero' pitch of Central Sadness a classic E5 in the quarries.

    Sea thrift at South Stack

    Sea thrift at South Stack

    Adam Riches seconding the initial pitch from sea level on a Dream of White Horses

    Adam Riches seconding the initial pitch from sea level on a Dream of White Horses

    Lobo at Toix, one of the fine 6a that sever as a great introduction to the grade.

    Lobo at Toix, one of the fine 6a that sever as a great introduction to the grade.


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