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

    Mark reeves of the athletic Popcorn Party, V6 at Porth Ysgo

    Mark reeves of the athletic Popcorn Party, V6 at Porth Ysgo

    Testing routes for the app guide.

    Testing routes for the app guide.

    The amazing pump traverse at the RAC boulders lives up to its name.

    The amazing pump traverse at the RAC boulders lives up to its name.

    Mike Raine styling his way through the crux of Comes The Dervish. One of the finest E3's in North Wales and therefore the world!

    Mike Raine styling his way through the crux of Comes The Dervish. One of the finest E3's in North Wales and therefore the world!

    A real and composed Adam Riches at the end of the crux traverse on pitch two of Kirkus Direct on Clogwyn Yr Oen

    A real and composed Adam Riches at the end of the crux traverse on pitch two of Kirkus Direct on Clogwyn Yr Oen

    After those hard redpoint on LPT or elsewhere on the Ormes, the Rest and be Thankful Cafe can help you re-energize!

    After those hard redpoint on LPT or elsewhere on the Ormes, the Rest and be Thankful Cafe can help you re-energize!

    These DMM quad cams are somewhat old, With most climbers now opting to go with the DMM Dragon cams which are dual axle. These old style still work and are just as good.

    These DMM quad cams are somewhat old, With most climbers now opting to go with the DMM Dragon cams which are dual axle. These old style still work and are just as good.

    A classic 6a arete on Portland, one of the best sports routes in the UK for the grade.

    A classic 6a arete on Portland, one of the best sports routes in the UK for the grade.