This outdoor rock climbing taster is an ideal starting point for those with little or no prior experience of rock climbing. You will be approaching the local outdoor crags with the aim to get stuck into as much climbing as you can manage. The focus for the day will be on trying out climbing but also on learning climbing techniques and rope techniques. This course is suitable for those of you who have never climbed indoors or outdoors before. If you have climbed indoors it is a good opportunity to refresh skills and get a taster for rock climbing on real rock.
What You'll Get
This course is suitable for those of you who have never climbed indoors or outdoors before. If you have climbed indoors it is a good opportunity to refresh skills and get a taster for rock climbing on real rock.
During the course you will look at:
• Equipment including harness, helmet, rock shoes, ropes and belay devices
• Climbing grades
• Climbing movement skills on real rock
• Tying into the rope
• Belaying and lowering/abseiling
• Climbing routes
• Climbing guidebooks
• 'Head Games'These climbing courses are based at a dedicated training centre in the Peak District with exclusive use of our indoor rope skills training wall. With complimentary tea & coffee, parking and WiFi.
In terms of the required equipment, customers bring their own rock shoes. They can however be hired as well. Customers are advised to bring suitable clothing that will keep you warm and dry in most weathers and some sturdy footwear for walking to and from the climbing areas. You are also advised to bring a packed lunch.
Meet at the Training Centre at 9am (start times may vary by up to 30 minutes during busy times but this will be confirmed the week before).
Training Centre is open from 9am for course participants to come in and grab a drink. You will spend a good 30 minutes ensuring everybody is suitably kitted out with all of the technical equipment they need for the day. There is a good range of rock shoes available in stock and these can be hired for £3 per person per day.
At 10am the climbing begins.
Depending on weather, group experience and size of group you select a local crag and jump in the Pure Outdoor minibus and go for it! This could be a 10 minute drive, it could be half an hour. Sometime you need to walk for 15-20 minutes to get to the climbing. Bring some decent trainers or walking boots.
3.30pm: Last few routes, after which you will start packing up and heading back to the van.
4-4.30pm: Depending on where you go climbing, you usually head back to the Training Centre for a de-brief, climbing equipment amnesty and another cup of tea before finishing up the course and heading home.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- Coffee and/or Tea
- Professional guide
- Rock Shoe hire available at £3 per person
The Adventure Hub
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The Fine Print
14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.