Rock Skills - Lake District

Introduction course is ideal for beginner climbers

  • 80 British pounds
  • Great Langdale

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Background and Planning. An awareness of the types of places you can climb in the UK and Ireland, how to use guidebooks and mobile devices to find crags and routes, crag etiquette and the work of the mountaineering councils. Climbing Skills. Fundamental movement skills and climbing styles. Footwear and Equipment. Footwear and equipment selection and how to use the kit you choose. Technical Skills. Tying into a harness, belaying, spotting and how to abseil. Environmental Knowledge. The impact of climbers at the crag, ethics, access and environmental considerations for climbers. Hazards and Emergency Procedures. Identifying hazards, managing risk, understanding common injuries, how to get help and the role of Mountain Rescue and associated emergency services.

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Contact Details

  • Langdale Hotel & Spa, Great Langdale, Ambleside, UK