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Self Rescue for Climbers

FROM £250

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Aviemore, Cairngorms, Scotland


Moderate - 5


2 days


Min: 2 Max: 4

Trip rating

average rating is 3 out of 5

Our improvised self-rescue for climbers course is designed to give you the knowledge of what to do when things aren't going according to plan. We're here to show you how to be prepared and give you the skills, knowledge and techniques that will give you confidence knowing if it doesn't go quite according to plan (which it inevitably doesn't at some point!) then you have the tools and knowledge to sort it out.

Highlights for self rescue for climbers

  • How to safely and effectively tie off the belay

  • How to escape the system, to be able to get to an unconscious climber

  • Learn the skills to assess and select appropriate strategies and techniques to perform a rescue

  • How to attach to multi-point anchors with the rope

  • Retreating from climbs demonstrating the use of a variety of anchors

  • Learn the appropriate use of prussiks, how to ascend the rope

What's Included?

  Highly experienced & qualified guide

  Harness, helmet, ropes, climbing shoes

 All climbing hardware

  Local climbing guidebook

  Group shelter

 First Aid kit

 Photos from your course

 Overview of your course

What's not Included?

✗  Course Insurance

  Personal Expenses


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 

Dates & Prices

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We offer private guiding and instruction on all of our courses. You can either book here or if it's for an expedition then please contact us for a quote.

Our passion is delivering a world class experience, we are here to help you explore beyond the guidebooks whilst achieving your goals and ambitions.

If you have any questions, get in touch with the team and we'll be happy to help.









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This trip is available for new bookings, and will be guaranteed to go ahead once it reaches minimum numbers. Please click Continue to proceed with booking or contact our Sales team for assistance.

We still have spaces on our 5 day courses, click the link to check the dates.

We don't have any available dates for this trip at the moment, but if you would like to register some interest then fill out your details and we will notify you if any spaces become available.

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Due to the variety of weather conditions encountered in Scotland this course is run with a conditions based approach, meaning that your instructor/guide will use the best of conditions to maximise safety, your learning and overall experience throughout your trip. Below is a sample itinerary.

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Here are our selection of establishments we recommend for the area that your trip will be based. Unfortunately we don't provide this as an addition to your course, it will be booked separately by the attendee. We are here to help with any questions or queries you may have about booking accommodation. You can contact us here or email the establishment directly below.


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The team here at SRW can tailor a trip to suit your time and budget for as little as £300pd for private tuition/guiding, this includes all technical equipment. If your part of a group we can chat through options & prices. We're here to help you book the trip of a lifetime! Drop us an email or call us