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Intro to Rock Climbing

  • Location Scotland
  • Price from £120.00
  • Walking / Hiking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Microadventure
  • Learn new skills


Our intro to rock course, aimed at people who wish to try climbing for the first time or to brush up on some skills that they already have but feel a little rusty. The principal theme of the day is to get people feeling confident on the rock and starting to use the equipment in context i.e. on the climbs.
How to safely tie into the end of the rope

Learn how to safely and effectively belay a climber

Learn about the equipment used in climbing, and how we reduce risk
by safe and appropriate use

Coaching on technique and movement

Day 1

On the intro course, we have a look at the fundamentals of how to tie in and belay, how to move efficiently on the rock and what equipment we use to keep ourselves safe. The emphasis is on building solid foundations.

Day 2

Today we build upon what we looked at on day one, looking at how to protect ourselves with our ropes and hardware, also begin to understand when and how we use our equipment.

This adventure is perfect for individuals and small groups, and can be tailored for:

  • Corporates
  • Families
  • Hen / Stag parties

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Effort Level

You’ll be working up a sweat. Bring along a touch of enthusiasm and a little determination

  • Chilled
  • Active
  • Tough


Not-provided Accommodation

Accommodation is not provided as standard but we will be happy to help arrange it for you. Please message us to arrange!

    What's included

  • Transportation On-course transport
  • Equipment
    Equipment supplied by SRW > Harness > Helmet > Ropes > Climbing hardware > Group shelter > First Aid kit
  • Other Highly experienced & qualified guide

    What you'll need

  • Warm Clothing
  • Waterproofs
    A pair of stiff comfortable, waterproof walking boots > Quality, breathable waterproof jacket and trousers. Gore-tex or similar
  • Food
  • Drink
  • Other
    Spare insulating layer Walking socks Walking trousers (synthetic materials; jeans or similar are not suitable) Water bottle or flask Rucksack 30-40 ltr Hat & waterproof gloves Lunch, plus a little spare food Sunglasses & sun cream (you just never know!) Waterproof case for phone i.e. zip-lock bag Personal medications


Custom Policy

  • 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.




Scottish Rock & Water

Scottish Rock & Water

Scottish Rock & Water is the experience provider for Intro to Rock Climbing