These courses will be run by Ian Dunn who has many years of experience sport climbing. Ian is a Development Coach. Ian really enjoys sport climbing and has climbed extensively in the UK, Europe and Thailand, he also loves passing on knowledge to others and seeing climbers push themselves and achieve their goals. Ian has run many workshops and Sport Climbing Courses for The BMC.
Who are these courses for?
11-17 year olds who are leading indoors, F6b or harder and wish to gain outdoor sport skills and coaching guidance.
The course will meet up at 10.00am and go on until around 17.00pm.
Participants are required to remain under the supervision of a parent or guardian over the age of 18. The supervisor must be willing and able to approach the crag with the group which may involve uneven and steep ground.
What do I need to bring with me?
Please bring along:
Climbing shoes & chalk bag
The single rope you lead on indoors (don't worry if you don't have one)
Any other sport climbing equipment that you may own (quickdraws etc.)
Lunch and warm clothing
Email Ian at: firstname.lastname@example.org with the Venue and date to arrange your course.
These courses cost £80 per young person, which includes parental supervision. Ian can also be booked for 1 to 1 coaching in any of the areas. Email Ian to arrange suitable venues and dates for this.
Venues & Dates 2022
7th May Malham Cove
8th May Malham Cove
6th August Trollers Ghyll
7th August Malham Cove
18th September Malham Cove
2nd July Trevor Quarry, Clwyd
3rd July Llandulas
11th June Scout Scar
Youth Outdoor Climbing Courses
Whether you want to make the leap from indoor climbing into Sport or Trad climbing outdoors, we run many courses across the country and throughout the year that are specially for 11-17 year olds.
Subsidised Youth Course Places
There are a large number of free places on courses for families who may struggle to afford it. Any families who live in rented accommodation and who receive income support or universal credit may contact the instructor of a course or James McHaffie for a place.
From just £1.55 a month it's never been easier to join and support our work:
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