The Peak District National Park

To book call us on 01538300174

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Intro to Outdoor Climbing

£139 per person

2 days - Ratio 1:4

"As Jack looked down at his chalk covered hands, he knew he had finally taken that leap to becoming a climber"


Our introduction rock climbing course is the best place to start your journey into the world of rock climbing. With no prior experience needed, after 2 days of continuous climbing and learning, you will be taught everything you need to sign up to a climbing wall and join outdoor climbing clubs.  

Who's this for?

Anyone looking to start climbing. No previous experience is needed.

What you will learn:

  • Fitting harnesses and helmets

  • Tying a figure of 8 knot

  • Tying in to a harness

  • Belaying

  • Bouldering safety 

  • Spotting

  • Grading systems

  • Technique coaching

At the end of this course you should be able to sign up to any climbing centre in the country, without having to do an induction for each wall and be able to boulder safely outside.

Kit needed:

All climbing kit is provided, including shoes and chalk. If you wish to bring your own gear thats no problem. 


Our start time and meeting point is 9:30am at our centre The Peak Climbing School.


Here we will brief you on the days activity whilst having a free brew and biscuit. From here we will set off into the crag for an exciting days learning. We sometimes we use areas further away from our centre so you can get the most out of your course, therefore some transport is advantageous.  However if you are struggling for transport please let us know so we can arrange some for you. Each day will end around 5pm. 

Mountain Training:

This course is part of the Mountain Training's 'Rock Skills' accreditation  scheme. If you would like to be awarded with a certificate at the end of your course, all you need to do is register with Mountain Training and give us your membership number. Registration is free for all under 18's and £20 for those in wiser years. Once registered you will be eligible for certification on all 'Rock Skills' courses (introduction, intermediate and learn to lead).  Register now.

Course dates:

To run this course we just need a minimum of 2 people and dates can be arranged to suit your diaries throughout the year. Below are some we already have running which if you are by yourself you are more than welcome to join in!







Secure Payment:

We accept most major credit and debit cards and with our secure booking system booking your course couldn't be easier. However if you'd prefer to book and pay over the phone please get in touch.

Instructors and insurance:

All our staff are qualified and assessed by the Mountain Training Association and have years of coaching and instructing experience and all participants are covered for all activities via our public liability insurance.

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