Intro to Multi-pitch Climbing

  • Location Scotland
  • Duration 2 days
  • Price £200.00 per person
  • Hiking
  • Rock Climbing
  • microadventure
  • learn new skills

Adventure Highlights

Learning how to look after you and your partner on longer climbs can a be very rewarding experience. With our multi-pitch intro, we will give you the skills, techniques and knowledge of how to keep climbing safely & efficiently. To achieve this, we will focus on solid anchor setups, stance and rope management which will maintain the flow and overall enjoyment while climbing those sought after routes! Having some previous outdoor climbing experience is desirable but not essential. How to safely and effectively belay leader & second ✓ Learn the skills to assess and select appropriate traditional leader placed protection ✓ How to attach to multi-point anchors with the rope ✓ How effectively manage your stance to minimise rope tangles ✓ Retreating from multi-pitch climbs demonstrating the use of a variety of anchors ✓ Coaching on technique and movement

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Adventure Details

Day 1

Start time 09:00

We will chat and establish your aims for the course before heading to one of the local crags. We will look at route finding, rope and stance management and how we can make a slick change over for the next pitch.

Day 2

On day two, we get some mileage under our belt and apply our learning from day one on some different climbs, focusing on useful strategies and techniques that can be beneficial in a variety of situations.

End time 17:00

Effort Level

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

  • Chilled
  • Active
  • Tough

Inclusions

What's included

  • Guide Fully guided
  • Transportation On-course transport
  • Equipment
    Equipment supplied by SRW > Harness > Helmet > Ropes > Guidebooks > All climbing hardware > Group shelter > First Aid kit
  • Other Highly experienced & qualified Instructor

What you'll need to bring

  • Warm Clothing
  • Waterproofs
    A pair comfortable, waterproof walking boots or shoes > 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

Cancellations

Strict - Cancel up to 31 days before your adventure to recieve a 75% refund

Cancelling less than 30 days before results in no refund.

Refund excludes processing fees. Alternate dates may be able to be agreed at no additional cost, but this is not guaranteed.

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Location

Starting point:

Aviemore PH22, UK

Scottish Rock & Water

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