Gritstone Climb 3 – Prepare to Lead Climbing Course (1 day Peak District, UK)
Designed as progression for those who have completed Gritstone Adventure Activities Climb 1 and 2, or those with climbing experience as a second.
Gritstone Adventure Activities Climb 3 will take you to the point where you are able to attend a “Learn to Lead Course.”
Either book onto a specific date (up to 4 people attending) or book one-on-one training which we will arrange with you on a convenient date after booking (please put preferred date(s) into order notes). Scroll down for full information.
Contact us on email@example.com for private bookings, or to book onto an open one day course below. Ratio of each course will be 1 instructor to 5 people at @£70pp. To view availability on our open group courses click here. If there are no available groups please let us know and we will create one for you.
Gritstone Adventures Instructor Staff:
Our Instructors are obsessed with outdoor activities. Our Instructors are highly qualified Mountain Leaders or Mountaineering instructors and cave leaders who have been walking, climbing, caving and mountaineering with passion for their whole lives. They are drawn from all over the hill and mountain areas of the UK and have an intimate knowledge of the the UK’s wild and beautiful places.
Our instructors have worked with the full range of clients, from young kids who are being introduced to the outdoors for the first time, to running progressive and advanced technical mountaineering courses to adults.
Our instructors are selected for their positive attitude to life and their love of sharing their experience with others. Our instructors are personable, friendly and fun – and when the chips are down, they are the ones eating the chips! Our instructors are sensitive to people’s needs and understand that they may be working with people who are well out of their comfort zone. Our instructors will never put pressure on a client – only encouragement.
Our instructors are the best in the business. Beginners Climbing Course Peak District Gritstone Adventures -For more information click here
Prepare to Lead Climb Course Peak District
SKU: Climb 3. Category: Climbing.
Prepare to Lead Climb Course Peak District: The course will improve the climber’s existing climbing skills, which will build up to the climber “mock leading”.
The mock is where you will lead a route, placing rock protection where appropriate, but with the safety of a rope rigged from above.
The instructor will then abseil down the route to assess your protection placements to feedback to the client. By the end of the day, you will have the theoretical knowledge to lead a rock route.
- Foot / friction techniques
- Body position and balance
- Basic knots and belaying / safety
- Climbing confidence
- Lead climbing introduction
- Lead climbing equipment introduction
- Second a lead climber
- Self controlled Abseil
- Rock protection placement skills
- Mock lead
- Belay anchor knowledge and skills
- Safety self assessment skills
Since 2013 we have become one of the Peak District’s premier providers of climbing courses. We have drastically improved the skills and confidence of hundreds of novice and experienced climbers here on classic gritstone edges. We tailor each course to the specific needs of the customer. We are leading experts in UK climbing instruction.
If this course does not cover skills or techniques that you’d like to cover just let us know and we will devise a course that suits your specific needs. If you need a more advanced course you may want to look at out Learn to Lead Course which will have you leading and will give you your independence on rock so you won’t need to climb with a guide any more. Click here to discover the Learn to Lead course. Which ever course you choose you will go home tired and very satisfied that you’ve climber and improved a lot.
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