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learn to
climb
for £45

the basic skills course

Get to grips with the basic skills of roped climbing for £45 with this fast track course lasting 6 hours across two days of your choice. Take part on your own, with friends or family and find out why climbing is becoming one of the nation’s fastest growing sports, with fantastic health & well-being benefits

The Basic Skills Course is suitable for complete beginners and those whose skills are a little bit rusty. It will give you everything needed to register for unsupervised roped climbing

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what will you learn?

The course runs over 2 days (3 hours each day). In groups of up to 8 you will learn about three key types of climbing; BoulderingTop Roping and Auto-Belay 

Key elements to the course :
/// Learn to tie in using a suitable climbing knot
/// Fit a climbing harness correctly
/// Learn to belay, hold a falling climber &lower off safely
/// Introduction to safe bouldering practice & safe use of the Auto-Belay
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BOOK now

Choose the first session of your course from the calendar and make sure to check the auto-selected second date works for you. Any problems, feel free to get in touch

Minimum age: 14. All under 16s must be accompanied by a participating adult. Younger people wanting to climb can check out our 
Youth section

what else happens at the reach?

We have an incredibly experienced and welcoming team, offering a fantastic space for beginners to learn and for experienced climbers to excel. Enjoy some of the best Bouldering, Auto-Belay, Top-Roping and Lead Climbing routes, with all the facilities required for a great day of climbing

BOULDERING /// LEAD CLIMBING /// TOP ROPING /// GROUPS /// PACKAGES /// CAFE /// EVENTS /// YOGA /// KIT HIRE /// AUTO-BELAYS /// YOUTH ACADEMY /// TUITION