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Improvised Rescue

What to do if the s**t hits the fan!

Keep your climber friend safe! Gift them this training course.

Find out what to do when things go wrong. Get peace of mind by knowing what to do in an emergency. Essential skills for all climbers.

  • £200
  • 2 days
  • 4 climbers to 1 instructor, then 2:1 for day 2.
  • Learn core rescue techniques
  • Apply them on big cliffs in realistic scenarios
  • Course notes to support your learning

Perfect for…

All lead climbers. These are skills you need.

Why you’ll love it…

You’ll have a good idea of what to do if anything goes wrong, and be able to get yourself out of trouble – this makes taking on more adventurous routes less daunting, and safer.

What to expect

  • Problem avoidance drills – keeping things neat
  • Tying off the belay plate
  • Escaping the system
  • Hoisting
  • Using different prusiks
  • Abseiling and lowering past a knot
  • Improvising with your kit


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

Your next course…

Our next set of courses develop the specialist skills of Big Wall Climbing and Alpine Ropework, to take on new types of adventures. Or maybe you’re after some Performance Coaching?

Why book with Gaia Adventures?

  • Highly qualified and experienced staff
  • Excellent customer feedback
  • We’ll give you all of 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.

Llanberis, North Wales


Technical kit provided

Kit list


4 climbers to 1 instructor, then 2:1


2 days



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