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Discover rock climbing

The essential skills of climbing, in beautiful North Wales.

This two-day course is a perfect introduction to get you started on the journey towards becoming an independent and safe outdoor rock climber.

Stand on top of a sea cliff, waves crashing far below and relish that satisfied feeling of having completed your first ever sea cliff climb. We don’t think you can beat that for pure childish enjoyment.

North Wales mountain and sea cliffs are world renowned as quality climbing venues, and we know the best places to go. The hidden gems and well known classics, we can’t wait to share them with you.

It’s two days of climbing taken at your own pace. The perfect springboard into further adventures and more advanced courses.

The course will cover…

We’re not aiming to overwhelm with information but instead showcase why we think rock climbing is such a fantastic way of spending time outdoors.

This is a practical course, we’ll be out and about from the get go. You can expect to learn about the following points as they make a kind of starter pack of skills on which to build as your experience grows.

Movement skills
This means precise footwork and techniques such as bridging, jamming, and lay-backing. Equally, it means relaxing, breathing and starting to feel at home in a new and challenging vertical world. It’s important to get into good habits with this stuff from the beginning.

The climbing environment
Being hazard aware, staying safe, climbing etiquette, using a guidebook, grades and considering our impact on the places we visit.

Communication
Learning about communication and why the trust between you and your partner is so critical (and rewarding) in the climbing experience. This will quickly become apparent!

Using the rope
Tying into the rope, checking each other’s knots, keeping the rope tight on your partner (belaying), lowering one another, checking/caring for the rope.

Abseiling
Setting yourself and the rope up for an abseil (descending on the rope), the dangers of abseiling and making it safer.

Plus a whole host of other things as they come up!

Accommodation


Make life easy by including b&b accommodation in your booking. From £47.50 a night. Just let us know and we’ll include it!

Price for your bespoke two-day climbing course…

good times + crazy friends = amazing memories

The recommended minimum group size is two so you can share the experience. Because we like to keep it personal and safe, with bigger groups you’ll have more great instructors.

Prices for private bookings
Per person cost for, two days three days four days five days
1:1 instruction £400 £600 £750 £900
2 people £200 £300 £375 £450
3 people £200 £300 £400 £500
4 people £175 £262.50 £350 £437.50
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Location

Snowdonia and Anglesey, North Wales

Equipment

technical kit provided

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Level

none required, just a desire to give it a go

Ratio

max 1:4

Duration

two days

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