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Introduction to Rock Climbing

The introduction to rock climbing course is aimed at those who are new to the sport, or those who are seeking to try something new and adventurous.

Rock climbing is a growing sport, with many different disciplines and styles. Zenith Leisure Outdoor Adventure - Climbing WallThe introduction to rock climbing course aims to give candidates an experience of some of these different styles, and to teach candidates the principle skills of rock climbing to allow them to head independently to the local climbing wall.

Courses are run over two days, and accommodation can be arranged if required. Course dates and prices are available on our course dates page. ‘Closed’ and private courses for groups and individuals are available upon request.


Before bookings are confirmed we will contact you to ensure that the course content is suitable for your needs. Course content is variable depending upon your aims and experience, and in general we aim to cover:

  • The selection and use of appropriate equipment for climbingZenith Leisure Outdoor Adventure - Climbing Outdoors
  • Basic climbing knots
  • Belaying in a bottom/top rope system
  • Keeping safe at an indoor wall
  • Keeping safe at an outdoor crag
  • Climbing movement skills at an indoor wall
  • An introduction to climbing on real rock
  • An introduction to bouldering

For more information please contact


Zenith Leasure