Outdoor Rock Climbing Courses Outdoor Rock Climbing Courses


With some of the UK's most inspiring climbing venues on our doorstep, we will guide you towards any aspirations you set your sights on.

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Mountaineering & Rack Climbing Courses & Guiding Trips Mountaineering & Rack Climbing Courses & Guiding Trips


Nothing comes close to being on the summit of a mountain. They haunt our dreams for a reason, we like to turn dreams into reality.

Family and Group Rock Climbing Experiences Family and Group Rock Climbing Experiences


You don't have to be an expert or experienced to have an amazing time with us. We provide courses and experiences for all abilities, ages and levels of confidence.

Winter Mountaineering & Rock Climbing Skills Winter Mountaineering & Rock Climbing Skills


Winter Mountaineering is truly the ultimate expression of adventure. Come join us this winter and learn the skills you need to explore these landscapes for yourself!

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Outdoor Rock Climbing Courses - The Peak Climbing School

"For us, climbing is more than a sport, it's a way of life!"

Climbing fundamentally changed our lives. It’s more than just a job or hobby, it’s a lifestyle, which has created endless adventures and experiences. With the lowest course ratios, run by a team of incredibly psyched climbing professionals, our aim is a simple; share knowledge. Whether you want to try it for the first time with no expectations, or one day dream of summiting Everest, we can start or help you on your journey and will take you as near, or as far as you wish to go.


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We release a new video every week on a different climbing subject to help keep the learning going. We cover a variety of skills, kit reviews and general information about all things climbing.

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Emily, Peak District

We had the *best* day. A really professional set up, and our guide Sam was so knowledgeable and patient - this was our first time climbing outdoors and Sam pitched it just right. We’re already planning our return!

Julie, Peak District

Spent the day with Nick and Sam on Tuesday 15th September 2020 and what a fabulous day it was. A mixed group (in all senses!) but with expert guidance and encouragement we all achieved more than we imagined we would at the start of the day. Nick and Sam were highly professional and lovely with it. Would happily use their services again!!

Shaun, Scotland

Best thing we did. Very professional, clear instruction and in expert and safe hands. All great experiences, left us confident and safe as we started out climbing outdoors.

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How to Find Us

Based within the Staffordshire Moorlands part of Peak District National Park, just below the iconic Roaches; we have some of the best rock climbing and hiking venues the UK has to offer within walking distance of our centre. Situated 5 minutes up the road in Upper Hulme from the local town of Leek, getting to us couldn't be easier. With parking, toilets, free hot drinks and wifi our climbing school couldn't be a better place to start your journey.

01538 300174


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Upper Hulme Mill, Upper Hulme, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 8TY