Intro to Rock Climbing | Aviemore, Cairngorms, Scotland | Scottish Rock & Water

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ROCK CLIMBING

INTRO TO ROCK CLIMBING

Location

Aviemore, Cairngorms, Scotland

Grade

Leisurely - 2

Duration

2 days

Participants

Min: 3 Max: 6

Rating

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Our intro to rock course, aimed at people who wish to try climbing for the first time or to brush up on some skills that they already have but feel a little rusty. The principal theme of the day is to get people feeling confident on the rock and starting to use the equipment in context i.e. on the climbs.

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

How to safely tie into the end of the rope

Learn how to safely and effectively belay a climber

Learn about the equipment used in climbing, and how we reduce risk

by safe and appropriate use

Coaching on technique and movement

What's included?

  Highly experienced & qualified guide

  On-course transport

  Harness

  Helmet 

  Ropes

  All Climbing hardware

  Local climbing guidebook

  Group shelter

 First Aid kit

What's not included?

✗  Course Insurance

What do I need to bring?

  • A pair comfortable, waterproof walking boots or shoes

  • Quality, breathable waterproof jacket and trousers. Gore-tex or similar

  • Spare insulating layer

  • Walking socks

  • Walking trousers (synthetic materials; jeans or similar are not suitable)

  • Water bottle or flask

  • Rucksack 30-40 ltr

  • Hat & waterproof gloves

  • Lunch, plus a little spare food

  • Sunglasses & sun cream (you just never know!)

  • Waterproof case for phone i.e. zip-lock bag

  • Personal medications

What else can we provide?

  • Pick up & drop-offs

  • Accommodation 

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+44(0)1540 368138