Course aims

  • To develop the knowledge and skills to climb safely outdoors

the course will cover

  • Identifying hazards at outdoor climbing venues

  • Bouldering and warming up

  • Developing outdoor climbing techniques: smearing, mantelshelf, jamming etc.

  • Belaying, holding falls and lowering

  • Tips on looking after the outdoor climbing environment

  • Equipment, guidebooks and grading systems

  • We may also look briefly at building belays and abseiling

Client Review

Hi Andy. Thank you. We had a really enjoyable day. I like your style of coaching. I was scared at times but I had absolute faith in the way you had set up the ropes, so was able to overcome those fears. I now feel confident to tackle the In Pinn next month. I’ll let you know how we get on. Tommy absolutely loved it so I think we’ll be getting him a pair of shoes and a mat.

Liz. 13/07/2019

Hi Andy,

Thanks for a super day out ---I had a great time!Yeah, we timed just right with the rain! Thanks for the pictures, I'll be in touch, particularly regards to the kit.

Graham. July 2019

Many thanks to you Andy, and the two Josh's, all great teachers 😊 We had a fantastic day. So different to climbing indoors and I want to do it again. Cheers! 2/06/2019

Thanks for a terrific day. I would never have thought I’d be able to climb up those faces.

I’m sure that your teaching style really inspired confidence in me Andy. 13/05/2019

'Brilliant day guys. Thanks Andy for a fantastic session. What an awesome day!' 01/04/17

Dates, Times and Price

September 29th /10:00 - 17.00 / £55 and £45 for U18's.


Northumberland (Dates TBC) (Alnwick area - venue TBC but likely Bowden or Kyloe).

Yorkshire (September 29th) Harrogate area ( venue TBC but likely Almscliffe or Brimham)


All specialist equipment provided but by all means bring your own if you have it. We have a range of climbing shoes in most sizes.


Get in touch to book onto the course or if you would like to find out more. Booking and payment information can be found here.