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

    Ian Hey climbing scratch arete at Pant Ifan Tremadog.

    Ian Hey climbing scratch arete at Pant Ifan Tremadog.

    Learning how to build a Belay

    Learning how to build a Belay

    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

    Simon Lake linking the Mask of the Red Death by adding a direct start, E3.

    Simon Lake linking the Mask of the Red Death by adding a direct start, E3.

    Simon Lake tackles the crux on the first pitch of Mousetrap, one of the finest E2, sea cliff adventures in the UK. Mousetrap Zawn, South Stack, Gogarth.

    Simon Lake tackles the crux on the first pitch of Mousetrap, one of the finest E2, sea cliff adventures in the UK. Mousetrap Zawn, South Stack, 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 on the top pitch of Mickey Mouse a wild and overhanging E3.

    Simon on the top pitch of Mickey Mouse a wild and overhanging E3.

    A tired and rusty abseil station at Tremadog. What would you do?

    A tired and rusty abseil station at Tremadog. What would you do?


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