Rock Skills

ROCK SKILLS

Our Rock Climbing Skills courses provide a progressive introduction to the basic skills and techniques of rock climbing.

These courses will allow you to develop the skills required to stay safe, enjoy the sport of climbing and provides the foundations for the development of your own rock climbing activities.

There are three different levels to rock skills, so clients can choose the most appropriate level for them to access to the scheme.

Our mission statement is to deliver a high standard of coaching, focusing on devising a progressive learning environment for all clients.

Registering for Rock Skills.

Registration gives you access to all four rock skills schemes.  Registration is free for under 18 and €22 for adults.  This gives you access to DLOG for recording activities and material to help you develop as a rock climber.

Our mission statement is to deliver a high standard of coaching, focusing on devising a progressive learning environment for all clients.

Rock Skills Introduction

Rock Skills Introduction.

This one day course is perfect for getting started in rock climbing and is aimed at complete beginners or novice climbers.

All specialist equipment is provided and there is no previous experience required to attend our rock skills introductory course.

During this course we will cover the following:

Personal rock climbing equipment, climbing movement, technical skills such as tying in and belaying, abseiling, various hazards and lots of climbing.

Equipment required:  Wear comfortable clothing and sensible footwear.

Minimum age to attend this course is 12.

Rock Skills - Introduction

Location:  North Coast, Ireland

Course dates:  29 Sept

Price:  £65pp

If the dates don’t suit then please contact us.

Rock Skills Intermediate

Rock Skills Intermediate.

This two day course is an opportunity to build on the fundamental skills taught prior to this course.

Climbing experience required:

Have completed a rock skills introduction or have completed 10 climbs on a wall or outdoors crag and 10 belays for a fellow climber.

All specialist equipment is provided.

During this course we will cover the following:

Practice belaying and tying in, setting up top and bottom rope anchors and the various skills required to become a competent second.

Equipment required:  Wear comfortable clothing and sensible footwear.

Minimum age to attend this course is 13.

Rock Skills - Intermediate

Location:  North Coast, Ireland

Course dates:  21-22 Sept,  26-27 Oct

Price:  £120pp

If the dates don’t suit then please contact us.

Rock Skills – Learn to Lead (Sport)

Rock Skills – Learn to Lead (Sport)

This Rock Skills course will provide you with the skills required to lead climb safely in a bolted sport climbing venue.

This two day course is ideal course to improve your confidence when lead climbing and also refresh your lead climbing skills.

Climbing experience required:

Have completed 20 climbs on a wall or outdoors crag and have belayed on at least 20 occasions.  Desirable to have completed rock skills intermediate.

During this course we will cover the following:

Climbing movement, correct clipping technique, lowering off at the top of a climb and lots of climbing.

All specialist equipment is provided.

Equipment required:  Wear comfortable clothing and sensible footwear.

Minimum age to attend this course is 14.

Rock Skills Learn To Lead - Sport

Location:  Mourne mountains

Course dates:  16-17 Nov,

Price:  £120pp

If the dates don’t suit then please contact us.

Rock Skills – Learn to Lead (Trad)

Rock Skills – Learn to Lead (Trad)

This Rock Skills course will provide you with the skills required to lead climb safely in a single pitch climbing venue.

This two day course is ideal course to improve your confidence when lead climbing and also refresh your lead climbing skills.

Climbing experience required:

Have completed 20 climbs on a wall or outdoors crag and have belayed on at least 20 occasions.  Desirable to have completed rock skills intermediate.

During this course we will cover the following:

Climbing movement, placing protection, building belays, correct clipping technique and lots of climbing.

All specialist equipment is provided.

Equipment required:  Wear comfortable clothing and sensible footwear.

Minimum age to attend this course is 14.

Rock Skills Learn To Lead - Trad

Location:  North Coast, Ireland

Course dates:  TBC

Price:  £120pp

If the dates don’t suit then please contact us.

Rock Skills – Climbing Assistant

Rock Skills Climbing Assistant.

This one day course is perfect for getting started in rock climbing and is aimed at complete beginners or novice climbers.

All specialist equipment is provided and there is no previous experience required to attend our rock skills climbing assistant course.

During this course we will cover the following:

Personal equipment, climbing movement, technical skills such as tying in and belaying, various hazards and lots of climbing.

Equipment required:  Wear comfortable clothing and sensible footwear.

Rock Skills Climbing Assistant

Location:  North Coast, Ireland

Course dates:  TBC

Price:  £65pp

If the dates don’t suit then please contact us.