"Hanging from a belay. Nothing but air below their feet. Geoff and Matt took one of the best selfies they've ever taken"

Multi-pitch climbing allows you to scale some of the worlds biggest walls. Once mastered, this style of climbing will open up the entire world to climb. The skills learnt on this course are transferable to all styles of roped climbing, from Alpine climbing to Big Walling. 

What you'll learn...
  • Multipitch belays set ups
  • Stance management
  • Guide plate uses 
  • Abseiling 
  • Dealing with emergencies
  • and more...
Who's this for?

Climbers looking to progress from single pitch climbing to multi-pitch. Ideally you will be leading single pitch climbs outdoors and be able to do the following. Course is open to 16+ 

  • Lead V Diff confidently
  • Place gear  
  • Build belays 
  • Have a head for heights 
Kit needed:

All kit can be provided unless you'd prefer to use your own. 


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. We aim to be finished around 4:30pm each day.

How to book:

Select the 'Book Privately' button below and we will run this course completely private and bespoke to you, on the date you request! The calendar shows all our availability, just simply selected the date and book in! Your course will run consecutively from that date. 

If there isn't a date available please don't hestitate to Contact us and im sure we can sort somthing out. We need a min of 2 people to run this course successfully! Therefore bookings are made for 2 people attending. 


We will supply you with all the kit you need! Thats shoes, chalk, harness helmet the full works! We only use proper climbing equipment not crotch busting harnesses and normal group kit like many others use, if you're going to learn to climb then use the kit you're going to buy is our moto. If you have and like to use your own thats no problem.

You will just need to bring / wear sutible clothing and food water etc. 

We keep a very close eye on the weather at all times. If its just looking a little damp, overcast or showery the course will go ahead as normal and most of the time its never as bad as met office makes out! We are experts at finding dry and suitable areas to train you and our local knowledge is second to none. If however the weather is looking terrible for the duration of the course then you will be given the choice of re-booking onto another session later in the year and we will prioritise your booking over any new ones we receive. 

Open Courses

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  • Saturday 8th June, 2024

  • Saturday 22nd June, 2024

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  • Saturday 6th July, 2024

  • Saturday 20th July, 2024

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  • Saturday 3rd August, 2024

  • Saturday 17th August, 2024

  • Saturday 31st August, 2024

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  • Saturday 14th September, 2024

  • Saturday 28th September, 2024

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  • Saturday 12th October, 2024

  • Saturday 26th October, 2024

Booking Options

  • Book Privately

    Click the button below to show our calendar of availability and have us all to yourself! If you can't find a date available just contact us! 


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.

Gift cards / Course bundles

Our Gift Vouchers make perfect presents to celebrate a birthday, Christmas and any other special occasion!

We also offer course bundles which allows you to Gift card more than one course to your loved one.

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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