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

    The amazing last pitch of the classic Tennis Shoe, named after the footwear of the first ascentionist. Which was something of a controversy at the time.

    The amazing last pitch of the classic Tennis Shoe, named after the footwear of the first ascentionist. Which was something of a controversy at the time.

    Sam sucking in the atmosphere at the start of Symphony Crack at Rhoscolyn.

    Sam sucking in the atmosphere at the start of Symphony Crack at Rhoscolyn.

    The classic easy route up the idwal slabs, at Diff it is within most people reach. Here Alex Rogers starts out the UK trad tour with this amazing route.

    The classic easy route up the idwal slabs, at Diff it is within most people reach. Here Alex Rogers starts out the UK trad tour with this amazing route.

    Kate Carrother showing her american heritage by storming up another crack on our trad climbing tour of the UK. Here on Original Route on the Holly Tree Wall on Idwal Slabs.

    Kate Carrother showing her american heritage by storming up another crack on our trad climbing tour of the UK. Here on Original Route on the Holly Tree Wall on Idwal Slabs.

    Sea thrift at South Stack

    Sea thrift at South Stack

    Alex climbing a classic easy route in the Meolwyns on his second day of a sport to trad climbing course

    Alex climbing a classic easy route in the Meolwyns on his second day of a sport to trad climbing course

    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.

    Guiding a client up Grooved Arete

    Guiding a client up Grooved Arete