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Foundation Ropework

Safe ropework for climbers

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Focus on nailing the basics to climb outside safely. Learn the essential knots, basics of placing gear, and how to abseil – make sure you’re up to date with modern best practice!

  • £200
  • 2 days
  • Max of 6 climbers to 1 instructor
  • Basic ropework skills for climbing outside
  • Intro to climbing safety systems
  • Course notes to support your learning

Perfect for…

Anyone starting out, or seasoned climbers in need of a skills update and confidence boost. It’s also ideal training for anyone going through the RCI, or Rock Climbing Instructor Award.

Why you’ll love it…

You’ll leave with a good of understanding of climbing safety systems, gear placement, and belay construction, and should feel ready to rig top ropes by yourself.

What you’ll do…

  • Find out what all that expensive kit does
  • Place cams, nuts, and hexes
  • Make equalised, safe belays
  • Tie clove hitches and other knots
  • Set up top and bottom ropes
  • Rig an abseil and use a prusik

Logistics

Where, when, what to bring, places to stay. Details here.

Your next course…

Put everything into practice, and climb LOTS on Snowdonia Classic Climbs.

Why book with Gaia Adventures?

  • Highly experienced and passionate staff
  • Excellent feedback
  • We’ll give you all the heroic looking photos we take of you
  • 15% discount at V12 Outdoor and Joe Brown
  • We listen to exactly what you want, and strive to deliver more

Two ways to book;

  1. Book a place on a ‘PUBLIC COURSE’ – join a group of like minded heroes; laughs and friendly, supportive atmosphere guaranteed!
  2. Make a ‘PRIVATE BOOKING’ – set your own course dates,  come by yourself, or with a friend. £250 per day.
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Location

Llanberis, North Wales

Equipment

Technical kit provided

Kit list

Ratio

Max 6 climbers to 1 instructor

Duration

2 days

Cost

£200

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