Intro to Rock Climbing – 5 Day

Intro to Rock Climbing – 5 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.
 

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: 5 Day
Cost: £600
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    Photos from Previous Courses

    A loan scrambler soloing up Ordinary Route on Idwal Slabs.

    A loan scrambler soloing up Ordinary Route on Idwal Slabs.

    Simon Lake on the cruxy Goose Creature one of the nice E3/6b+ on the slate.

    Simon Lake on the cruxy Goose Creature one of the nice E3/6b+ on the slate.

    Mark Walker climbing an out of condition Quasar, a E3 with a rediculous boulder problem crux right at the top!

    Mark Walker climbing an out of condition Quasar, a E3 with a rediculous boulder problem crux right at the top!

    Ian Hey climbing scratch arete at Pant Ifan Tremadog.

    Ian Hey climbing scratch arete at Pant Ifan Tremadog.

    The mind-blowing runout route of Massambukla in Bus Stop Quarry

    The mind-blowing runout route of Massambukla in Bus Stop Quarry

    Josh Douglas on a two month rock climbing and instructor mentoring course in the UK. Here getting to grips with Tennis Shoe an excellent HS.

    Josh Douglas on a two month rock climbing and instructor mentoring course in the UK. Here getting to grips with Tennis Shoe an excellent HS.

    A climber on a Lead Climb Coaching Course climbing Pigeon Hole Crack on Holyhead Mountain

    A climber on a Lead Climb Coaching Course climbing Pigeon Hole Crack on Holyhead Mountain

    Pulling Hard on Ride the Wild Surf, E4.

    Pulling Hard on Ride the Wild Surf, E4.