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MOURNES - Introduction To Rock Climbing (2 Day) (1)

The perfect course for learning the basics of Rock Climbing and how the systems work. Lots of climbing is also on the menu!

MOURNES - Introduction To Rock Climbing (2 Day) (1)
MOURNES - Introduction To Rock Climbing (2 Day) (1)

Time & Location

06 Feb 2019, 10:00 – 14:00

Geology Rocks Adventure Tourism, Mourne Mountains, Newry, UK

About The Event

Activity Length: Two Full Days - 7 hours a day

Activity Price pp: £160

Activity Location: Mourne Mountains - specific location will be discussed a few days before event due to variability in weather

Perfect For: Beginners, Novices

Have you tried our Rock Climbing Experience day already? Or maybe you just want to start your climbing life by learning straight away the basic skills needed to follow - or 'second' - a more experienced friend. If this sounds like you then look here for more info.

Our Introduction To Rock Climbing course will leave you with the necessary skills to be a competent 'second' in a climbing pair. No prior climbing experience is necessary however a little experience is recommended to get the most from the two days.

Topics that may be covered (experience dependent):

Introduction to equipment

Attaching to the rope

Introduction to climbing calls

Movement skills

Introduction to belaying & the belay system

Introduction to lead belaying

Roles of the 'second' in a climbing pair

Safety in the mountains & weather

All technical equipment is provided, but you should bring hiking boots, plenty of layers, waterproofs, a packed lunch and water. A detailed kit list will follow after booking.

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