Sea Cliff Climbing

Sea Cliff Climbing
North Wales is blessed with some of the best Sea Cliff Climbing in the UK. The name Gogarth can simultaneously spread fear and excitement into a climber. If you want a set of skills to tame these giant sea cliffs then our sea cliff climbing course is ideal.  

Sea Cliff Climbing is possibly one of the most amazing climbing experiences that you can have climbing in the UK. What’s more the veritable home of sea cliff climbing in the world, Gogarth is just outside Snowdonia in North Wales. So if you’d like to climb ‘A Dream of White Horses’ or just experience what it is like to climb where the sea meets the sky, and be caught ‘twixt the devil and the deep blue sea then this course is for you.

During this course we will climb wherever is appropriate for you, whilst VS climbers will get more out of this course, there are also sea cliffs dotted around that will allow anyone to experience and enjoy Wales’ most dramatic coastline. So whether its the great sea cliffs of Gogarth, the Lleyn Peninsular or The Great Ormes. This course will open a whole new world of climbing possibilities to you.

As part of the Sea Cliff Climbing course, we will teach you how to look after yourself in this very extreme and adventurous environment. Skills like:

 

  • rigging an abseil
  • safely making exposed scrambles down to the shoreline
  • Sea level traversing across the base of the crags
  • Find the crag and routes from above
  • How to Prussik up your abseil rope

 

By the end of the course you’ll be hooked on the climbing experience that sea cliff offer and be more confident to come back and explore for yourself.

 
 
 
Prior Experience: Some prior lead climbing experience
Duration: 2 Day
Cost: £300

Course Start Dates:
May 12, 2018
June 23, 2018
July 28, 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

    Abseiling into a lively Baggy Point

    Abseiling into a lively Baggy Point

    Mark Reeves Snowdonia Mountain Guides head coach on a day off enjoying Deygo, E3/4 Red Wall at Gogarth.

    Mark Reeves Snowdonia Mountain Guides head coach on a day off enjoying Deygo, E3/4 Red Wall at Gogarth.

    The amazing Golden Wall on Craig Dorys, one of the more solid crags on this cliff.

    The amazing Golden Wall on Craig Dorys, one of the more solid crags on this cliff.

    Adam Riches seconding the initial pitch from sea level on a Dream of White Horses

    Adam Riches seconding the initial pitch from sea level on a Dream of White Horses

    Jesse King smiling now but he hasn't seen the tidal wave bearing down on him at Baggy Point!

    Jesse King smiling now but he hasn't seen the tidal wave bearing down on him at Baggy Point!

    Creeping Leema, E2 5c, a classic girdle of the Yellow Wall Zawn. This route cross some amazing territory and most of the climbing is reasonable.

    Creeping Leema, E2 5c, a classic girdle of the Yellow Wall Zawn. This route cross some amazing territory and most of the climbing is reasonable.

    The classic Demo Route at Sennen Cove one of the mot sort after HS in the UK. Josh Douglas makes a quick ascent during our UK Trad Climbing Course

    The classic Demo Route at Sennen Cove one of the mot sort after HS in the UK. Josh Douglas makes a quick ascent during our UK Trad Climbing Course

    Sunset over South Stack Lighthouse, Gogarth.

    Sunset over South Stack Lighthouse, Gogarth.