Big Wall Climbing Course

OVERVIEW

DURATION
3 days

LOCATION
Gloucestershire, Somerset or North Wales

PRICES
People On Mountain

This 3-day course will give you everything you need to attempt big wall climbs. We will be looking at how to prepare for the climb, how to tackle the climb itself, and how to manage your equipment during the climb. The course covers clean and hammered aid techniques, and the use of portaledges (or hanging tent systems).

On the Big Wall Climbing Course, we will cover the following areas:

  • The aid system and how it works
  • Clean aid climbing
  • Hammered aid climbing
  • Hauling
  • Jumaring
  • Fixing ropes
  • Rope care
  • Other aid climbing systems
  • Stance and rope management
  • Setting up a portaledge

The course is 3 days long, and is run in Gloucestershire, Somerset or North Wales. Our client-to-instructor ratio does not exceed 2:1, so that we can give you our fullest attention.

All of our courses are tailored to suit your availability and experience, taking into account any individual needs and fitness levels.

Course Location: Gloucestershire, Somerset or North Wales.

Kit: We will discuss any specific kit requirements with you when you make a booking.

Minimum Requirements: To gain the most from the course, you need to be lead climbing to a minimum of VS Grade. If in doubt about whether the course is suitable for you, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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