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Rock Climbing, £32.50-£65

Mountain Aspirations

Mountain Aspirations


Darren Saxton

01302 888842



39 Meadowfield Road,
Barnby Dun,


Mountain Aspirations offer rock climbing courses to suit a range of needs. Whether you are new to climbing, wanting to climb multi-pitch routes, progress to leading or wishing to develop your trouble shooting techniques; we are able to fulfill your aspirations. For rock climbing we use either the Peak District, Yorkshire, Lake District or Snowdonia.
The outlines listed below are some examples of what we can offer. If you would like to focus on a particular skill or have a specific objective, then contact us to discuss your plans further.

Introduction to Climbing Outdoors
This course gives you the chance to learn all of the basic climbing skills in a practical and safe way. You may have only climbed indoors before or never really climbed at all. We will cover basic ropework, equipment selection, belaying, use of guidebooks, route choice and most importantly get the chance to climb some classic routes. Cragging and bouldering - we’ll do lots of climbing!
Ratio: 1:2 (minimum) Duration: 1-2 days Total Cost: £65 per person/ day

Multi-Pitch Climbing
This is for those with some climbing experience on single pitch crags, but looking to broaden your horizons by venturing onto multi pitch rock routes. Based in either the Lake District or North Wales, this course will focus on the more advanced skills required to safely climb mulit-pitch routes. Actual depth of content determined by duration of course but includes route choice, guidebook interpretation, belay management, anchor construction, retreat and descent from multi-pitch climbs.
Ratio: 1:2 (maximum) Duration: 1-2 days Total Cost: £140 per day

Starting Lead Climbing
Designed for those with some experience of rock climbing but who now wish to progress and lead their own climbs. Under close supervision we will cover topics including belaying, belay construction, placing and removing protection, choice of routes, equipment for the leader along with plenty of encouragment and coaching. By the end of the course you should have a confident understanding of lead climbing.
Ratio: 1:2 (maximum) Duration: 2 days Total Cost: £130/£140 per day

Crag Problem Solving
The course that will help equip you with the 'tools' and confidence to get out of those tricky situations that can and do occur whilst climbing. Actual depth of content determined by duration of course but topics covered may include anticipating and preventing problems, simple solutions, stance management, sound ropework, escaping the system, use of prussics, hoisting, lowering, abseiling and evacuation. The skills that every climber should have an understanding of. You should be able to lead climb to get the most out of this course.
Ratio: 1:2 (maximum) Duration: 1-2 days Total Cost: £130/£140 per day

Children welcome

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Map reference: SE 576030  Lat: 53.52091 Long: -1.13231


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