Rock Climbing Peak District

Rock Climbing Peak District

Mountain Training Association

Beginner Instruction - First Steps

This is a one or two day course, run on a maximum of 4 people per instructor, designed to teach you all the basics you need to know about Rock Climbing. Once completed you will have the knowledge and understanding to start climbing safely and have fun developing your skills and entering into the magical and rewarding climbing world.

Ideally you should enter this course with your potential climbing partner so that you learn together...

  • Top Roping
  • How to Belay
  • Style and Technique
  • Anchors and Gear Placement
  • The Crag Environment and History
  • Guidebooks
  • Buying Equipment
  • Where to Go Next

The First Steps course is perfect for novices. The two day course will allow us to look further into the basic skills of climbing safely and you will get the chance to visit another location, which will give you a greater knowledge and feel for what Rock Climbing is all about.