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Price: £160 pp (minimum two people)

 Locations: Mournes, Dalkey Quarry

Course Length: Two Days (7 hours a day)

How To Book:

To book a private session on dates that suit you - minimum of 2 people to create such a booking (you may attend solo but unfortunately you will still have to pay for 2 people)  - click the "Book Now"  button below..

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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.

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.

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

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What's included:

  • Fully qualified and experienced Rock Climbing Instructors to guide you on amazing rock climbs

  • Comfortable climbing harness (not the centre type ones with no padding)

  • Climbing Helmet

  • Climbing Shoes - most centres make you climb in trainers which really makes it hard!

  • All other technical equipment

  • Routes selected specifically for your abilities

  • Digital pictures and videos of your day so you can remember it forever

  • A guaranteed good day out in the hills with lots of stunning views and interesting things to learn!

What to bring:

  • A completed Health Declaration & Registration Form - see footer of page for link

  • Any medication you may need

  • Good hiking boots that are well broken in

  • Map and compass if you have them

  • A rucksack with waterproof liner

  • Head torch with spare batteries

  • Emergency bivvy

  • Fully charged mobile

  • Water proof jacket and trousers

  • Lots of light top layers

  • Hat and gloves 

  • Lunch and water

  • Anything else on the kit list - this will be sent at the booking stage (also available at the bottom of the page)