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

    Practicing Aid Climbing at Tremadog on one of our How to Big Wall Courses

    Practicing Aid Climbing at Tremadog on one of our How to Big Wall Courses

    Emma Twyford, warming up on Under the Boardwalk, 6c at Lower Pen Trwyn, North Wales Limestone.

    Emma Twyford, warming up on Under the Boardwalk, 6c at Lower Pen Trwyn, North Wales Limestone.

    Llion Morris foloowing the second pitch of Right Hand Red Wall, at E2 it is the easiest route up Right Hand Red Wall, kit is however a massive adventure and you are best to take 60metre ropes and link the 2nd and 3rd pitches to avoid this belay, which is sub-optimal to say the least!

    Llion Morris foloowing the second pitch of Right Hand Red Wall, at E2 it is the easiest route up Right Hand Red Wall, kit is however a massive adventure and you are best to take 60metre ropes and link the 2nd and 3rd pitches to avoid this belay, which is sub-optimal to say the least!

    A young Climber Learning the ropes on Hawkeye F5c in the Dinorwic Slate Quarries.

    A young Climber Learning the ropes on Hawkeye F5c in the Dinorwic Slate Quarries.

    New routing on the Range. Here climbing Webby's Downfall near Porth Daffarch

    New routing on the Range. Here climbing Webby's Downfall near Porth Daffarch

    The iconic Seamstress Slab in the Dinorwic quarries, with a climber on Seamstress.

    The iconic Seamstress Slab in the Dinorwic quarries, with a climber on Seamstress.

    A climber enjoys the perfect VS crack of Seamstress, one of the finest low-grade trad routes in the Slate Quarries.

    A climber enjoys the perfect VS crack of Seamstress, one of the finest low-grade trad routes in the Slate Quarries.