The Ready to Rock course is designed to help indoor climbers to make their first moves onto rock by having a fun day out, as well as covering the use of some key skills and equipment.
To take best advantage of this course, some prior indoor climbing experience would be useful. You will need to be able to put on and adjust a harness, tie in to the rope and belay a climbing partner.
A variety of topics will be covered during the day as well as offering a fun taster to outdoor climbing. Topics may include:
Types of trad climbing equipment
Placing good protection
Building good belays
Who is it for?
The Ready to Rock course is ideal for novice climbing club members, students, parents and individuals. Climbers who may have had the odd taster of climbing outdoors and wish to gain further knowledge and skills. You should already know how to put on a harness, tie in to a rope and belay. This is a good precursor for anyone contemplating further training; such as a Rock Skills course.
This course is intended for people aged 18 and over. More Ready to Rock courses, catering for more people, can be found below:
Women's Ready to Rock
Youth Ready to Rock Sport Climbing Course
Youth Ready to Rock Trad Climbing Course
Who will be the instructing?
Course instructors are highly experienced and qualified climbers, and are members of the AMI (Association of Mountaineering Instructors). The name and contact details of the instructor delivering the course can be found in the information below.
Courses cost £75 per person, with a discounted rate of £67.50 per person for BMC Members. We are currently running courses with a maximum of 5 people per course.
The course will run from 10.00am until 5.00pm
We run courses throughout Spring, Summer and Autumn. You can find a list of dates, venues and instructors over on our booking site here.
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