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An Introduction To Outdoor Rock Climbing


New To 2022 we will be offering an extensive day course to get anyone interested in taking their first steps into the incredible sport of Outdoor climbing.

Is this course for me?

  • This course is open to all Ages and Abilities.

  • This is an introduction to Outdoor climbing and so is specifically aimed at individuals passionate about giving outdoor climbing a go for the first time or have had some previous experience (i.e. been climbing indoors) with the hope to progress in the sport. 

  • This course is not for intermediate climbers who are wanting to learn anchor set up's and how to lead that is a more advanced course which we do not provide. 

What will be covered?

We will cover the basics of Outdoor climbing in the hope to build confidence to pursue the sport further, more specifically we will look at:

  • Correct equipment use and what is needed to start climbing

  • Rope work including a range of essential knots, belaying and rope management

  • Climbing Technique - focusing on foot work, body positioning, flow and route finding

  • Crag etiquette

  • Climbing Grades

  • Abseiling Safely

What do I need to bring?

This is a Full day course so please bring weather Dependent clothing, Lunch and Water and any Medication you may need. If you do have your own equipment feel free to bring it along, Don't worry if you don't we will provide all safety equipment including Helmets and Harnesses.

What will it Cost me?

The cost is £75 per person for the day 

When in the course going to run and what is the Location?

The course will run at Runkerry Head which is a 20 - 30min walk from Portballintrea Beach Car Park
Dates set as follows:

Saturday 28th May 9:30am - 4:30pm
Saturday 25th June 9:30am - 4:30pm

If you would like to book this course for a private group (Minimum of 4) please get in touch with a preferred date. 

How many people can be on this course?

We want to provide you with the very best instruction and quality tuition and so are ratio will be 2 instructors to 8 participants. 
We will require a minimum of 2 people to book onto this course for it to run.

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