Learn to rock climb (2 Day, 5 Day)

learn to rock climb

This course is available as a 2 day or 5 day course and is for those who would like to be able to climb independently as the less experienced member in a rock climbing pair.

The primary focus of the learn to rock climb is to get participants closer to being a competent second, capable of following a lead climber on graded rock climbs.

Course content

The structure of the course will be fairly flexible to suit the varying levels of participants experience. Teaching will take place on routes, aiming to get as much climbing done as possible and main topics to be covered may include:

  • Fitting a helmet and harness
  • Tying in
  • Belaying
  • Introduction to climbing calls
  • Movement on rock and basic technique
  • Introduction to climbing gear
  • Removal of gear whilst following a lead climber
  • Basics of belay construction
  • Abseiling

Each day will start with a general introduction at an agreed meeting point, giving the instructor an opportunity to discuss individual aims and objectives for the day.


2 day courses

27th -28th June

18th -19th July

5th – 6th September

5 day

20th-24th July


2 Day course £180 per person
5 Day course £450 per person

Not sure if its for you? If you are new to climbing and would like to get a little bit of experience under your belt before signing up to our learn to rock climb course then why not try our Rock taster or Intro to rock courses.

For more information or booking contact Jonny Parr Climbing.