Ready to Rock: Outdoor Days 2021

Posted by James McHaffie on 01/02/2021
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Ready to Rock courses are designed to help indoor climbers make their first moves onto rock by having a fun day out as well as covering the use of some key skills and equipment.

KEY INFORMATION

To take advantage of what is on offer you will need to have been climbing indoors a few times already. You will need to be able to put on and adjust a harness, tie in to the rope and belay a climbing partner. These courses are for people aged 18 or older.

What do they cover?

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
  • Using guidebooks
  • Seconding/top roping 

Who are they for?

These courses are ideal for novice climbing club members, students, parents and individuals who may have had the odd taster of climbing outdoors and wish to gain key safety skills at an excellent price. They may also be a good precursor for people contemplating the Single Pitch Award training. You should already know how to put on a harness and belay.

Who will be the instructing?

The instructors for these courses will hold an MIA or MIC and be members of the AMI. The name of the instructor delivering the course can be found next to the venue they are delivering the course.

Cost

Courses cost only £60 per person.We normally have a maximum of 8 places on these days but due to CV-19 the numbers will likely be reduced and will depend on government guidance at the time. It is also possible to have the instructor to yourself for the day, you can contact the instructor via the email links below to discuss this option. 

Duration

The course will run from 10.00 am until 17.00 pm

Booking

Email the instructor running the course with the date and venue and they will arrange your booking. See below.

Venues, Dates & Instructors

NORTHUMERLAND/ NORTH YORKSHIRE

7th August

12th September

Cliff Lowther: cliff@roxcool.co.uk

 

LAKES

Saturday 4th September

Read more about Esther on her website here: estherfoster.co.uk

Esther Foster: estherlfoster@gmail.com

 

PEAK

Wednesday 16th June

Saturday 10th July

Wednesday 11th August

Saturday 18th September

Jacob Phillips:  info@adventure-expertise.co.uk

 

 

SOUTH WEST

Sunday 27th June - Valley of Rocks, Exmoor

Sunday 11th July - Haytor, Dartmoor

Sunday 8th August - Trewavas, West Cornwall 

Sunday 5th September - The Dewerstone, Dartmoor 

Jay Jackson: info@climbcornwall.com

 

S.WALES
 

1st August

Will Kilner: info@adventureswithwill.co.uk

 

SOUTH 

Near Swanage, Dorset, BH193HG

Dates:

1st August

5th September

Eddy Young: eddy@youngsadventuresolutions.co.uk

 


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