Trad climbing, involving leader placed protection, opens up much of the outdoor in the UK. This is a one day for those who have begun trad climbing in at single pitch crags but wish to refine their gear placement and learn how to solve simple problems which may arise.

Price is per group of maximum 4 people.

SKU: 16 Category:

1 day


1:4 max

This course focuses on how to avoid problems when trad climbing at single pitch crags. It aims to improve and refine gear placement and then goes through common problems which arise and how to solve them safely.

  • Selecting a suitable route.
  • Safe belaying.
  • Equipment safety – when to replace it and wear and tear to watch out for.
  • Building bomber anchors.
  • Tying off a belay plate.
  • How to set up an abseil to retrieve gear.
  • Tips and tricks for removing stuck gear.

Courses are available throughout the summer, both weekend and weekdays. If you would like a specific date please contact me in advance to check availability.