Building Better Belays

Location: Peak District National Park

Max Ratio 1:4

1 Day Course

£65 per person

"Mastery belongs to those who learn more skills and combine them in creative ways"

Summary:

This climbing workshop has been designed by our senior staff and looks at building better belays to improve efficiency whilst on routes as well as improving your safety. We will explore a multitude of skills to build you towards being a master at your trade. 

Who's this for?

Anyone looking to further their knowledge within the sport however a good level of climbing experience is necessary for this course. Participants should be leading trad routes on single pitch crags. 

What you will learn:

  • Anchors

  • Gear placements 

  • Direct, Indirect & Semi direct belays

  • Problem solving 

  • Stance managment

  • And much more

Kit needed:

Your own harness and rack is desirable however we can provide you with any kit you need. 

Itinerary:

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. The day will end around 4:30pm. 

Open course dates:

We have a number of courses running all year which can be booked online below.

 

If these dates don't suit your calendar please get in touch as we are always more than happy to put more course dates on! 

We need a min of 2 people to run an open course, therefore it's advisable you book for 2 to ensure it goes ahead. However this is not a requirement!

If you do book individually onto an open course and we don't get enough participants to run the session we will try our best to re-book you onto another course or give you a full refund.

 

Private booking:

If you'd rather book this course privately and have us all to yourself thats no problem. Our private guiding day rates will just apply. All private courses can be adjusted to completely suit your needs.

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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As we get back to our feet...

The COVID-19 Situation has been really hard for all of us. However, soon we will be ready and able to offer some of what we do again. To start with this will be limited to one day 1:1 private guided sessions only

As restrictions get lifted we hope to open up slowly, allow more to happen and get back to running the best courses the UK has to offer with amazing people like you!

If you are itching to go climbing, please feel free to contact us directly to inquire about a private session or simple, just for a chat about how we plan to open up or keep you safe

All our 'open course' dates are displayed on the calendar below; please feel free to flick though and see which date suits you best. If there isn't a course showing on the date you'd like to join us, no problem, just get in touch via email or phone to see if we are able to add a new course date. 

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