AboutKeen to try climbing on real rock but not sure where to start? Don't know a carabiner from a belay plate? We cover this and all the basics on this fun and action packed morning of outdoor rock climbing. Every life changing adventure starts with a single, small step. Maybe this is yours.
- Exciting and challenging experience
- Expert Instructors to guide and coach you
- Great for individuals or groups
For those who would like to try Outdoor Rock Climbing who have little or no previous experience.
Rock Climbing is fun, safe, exciting and challenging. Climb as many routes as you can – easier, intermediate or more challenging rock climbs from 8 to 20 metres high. An individually tailored climbing session where each person can climb at a level that they find comfortable and appropriate.
The session to include; fitting and adjusting your climbing harness and helmet, useful climbing techniques, safe use of a belay device to support your climbing partner whilst climbing or lowering off.
The Peak District National Park offers some of the best single pitch Rock Climbing in the country with venues set in picturesque locations including Stanage, Burbage and Froggatt Edge.
- Understand how to put a harness on and tie in
- Learn a new skill
- Climb several routes on outdoor rock
- Spend time in the beautiful Peak District
NOTE - We’ve changed how we operate due to Covid-19 with your health and safety in mind. If you’ve got any questions on the steps we’ve taken, just drop us a message
9:30 - 13:00
Get ready to have a great introductory session to rock climbing on a glorious gritstone crag.
ARRIVE AT THE ADVENTURE HUB
Your instructor will welcome you and discuss the aims of the course and your own aspirations over a great cup of fresh Italian coffee or tea.
COLLECT AND CHECK YOUR EQUIPMENT
You will be sized up for helmets, rock shoes and harnesses. All you need do is check you have snacks, a drink and clothing that is suitable for the conditions.
TRAVEL TO CLIMB LOCATION
The exact location will depend on the weather and the aims and abilities of the group. Typically this is a 15 minute drive from the Adventure Hub. For those that are just joining the morning session on a full day course we usually ask you to drive to the venue in your own transport to enable you to get away easily at lunch time.
PRACTICAL CLIMBING SESSION
Your instructor will demonstrate and explain the basics of the safety system and give you a chance to practise tying in and belaying each other. You will then be shown and coached on different key climbing techniques as you scale a number of routes throughout the morning all whilst gaining confidence and experience with the rope systems.
END OF THE SESSION
At the end of the session the instructor will recap your session and answer any questions. At this point you are free to explore the peak district. Feel free to pick the instructors brains for suitable walks in the area.
* Cancel before 31 days of your adventure and receive a 75% refund (minus payment processing fees).
* Cancel within 30 days of the adventure with no refund.
* Alternate dates may be able to be agreed at no additional cost, but this is not guaranteed.
- Equipment Provided - All technical equipment is provided, including helmet, harness and rock shoes
What to bring
What to bring
- Drink - Bring plenty of water
- Food - Bring snacks
- Warm Clothing