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Intro Rock Climbing Course

Course information

The Rock Climbing Introduction course is intended for complete novices who have never tried rock climbing and also those who have done a little climbing but would like to get to grips with the technical aspects of climbing.

We will show you all the basic aspects of safety and the theory behind them. We also show the important basic techniques of climbing so you start the right way.

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    Space, the final frontier.
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    Learning to rock climb on Portland
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    The beautiful vertical walls and slabs of Portland

After the course you will be able to access our resource pages, with technique and training tips, mini-guides and offers.

What's involved?

  • Climbing Movement Skills
  • Correct fit of climbing harness and helmet
  • How to tie a rope into your harness
  • How to correctly keep your climbing partner safe - 'belaying'
  • Being confident in tying fundamental knots
  • Learning what climbing gear you will need
  • Effective Communication

Booking information

All of our courses are run on a bespoke basis - we run them when you require them. This means that we can operate with low staff ratios so you get the most out of the session, and the only people on the course will be those that you bring with you.

How to book?

  • Contact us using the form below, or by telephone.
  • Availability - weekends tend to be booked up first so book early!
  • We will reply with information about available dates and paying a deposit.
  • Once the booking is confirmed we send you details of what to bring, where to meet etc.


Prices are structured so that if you can get more friends or family involved it works out cheaper. See the table below for prices.

Prices Table

Number of People One Two Three Four
Cost per person per day £180.00 £95.00 £70.00 £60.00

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