Rock Climbing Improver Course

The Lake District
Group size
1 - 2 people
Experience level
Beginner
Duration
2 days
Distance
0 miles
For those looking to build upon previous knowledge or progress from the introductory course. Become a competent second. ​

About the trip

This course would suit climbers looking to build knowledge towards becoming a competent second, or wanting to learn and utilise top roping in their climbing.

We will build a greater understanding of rock climbing and look into modern climbing gear and all the relevant skills to follow a leader and second routes.

Day 1:
Recap tying in and belaying
Discuss modern gear such as nuts, cams and hexes
Demonstrate and practice its placement in the rock
Look at building belays
Set a framework for safe and solid belays
Use this framework to build top ropes for climbing at single pitch venues ​

Day 2:
Complete a rock climb
Climb routes 'in series'
Learn to belay a leader
Learn to remove gear
Learn climbing calls
Learn hitches and knots such as cloves hitches for tying in to belays
Discuss descent and abseiling​

This course works best when booked for 2 people

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Itinerary

DAY 1
Recap tying in and belaying
Discuss modern gear such as nuts, cams and hexes
Demonstrate and practice its placement in the rock
Look at building belays
Set a framework for safe and solid belays
Use this framework to build top ropes for climbing at single pitch venues
DAY 2
Complete a rock climb
Climb routes 'in series'
Learn to belay a leader
Learn to remove gear
Learn climbing calls
Learn hitches and knots such as cloves hitches for tying in to belays
Discuss descent and abseiling

Included

Helmet
Harness
Belay Plate
Nut Key
120cm Sling

Not included

Waterproof Jacket
Waterproof Trousers
Fleece Mid Layer
Insulation (spare warm top)
Hat & Gloves
Mountaineering Boots/Approach Shoes
Rock shoes
Spare Hats & Gloves
Lunch & Snacks
1 litre water
Hot drink
Personal Medication
Camera​
30-40L Rucksack
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