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This course is your key to getting started with Rock Climbing!

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No previous experience of climbing is required to attend our Introduction to Real Rock Climbing course because the content of the course is aimed at complete beginners.

You will get to spend a day climbing on some of the best crags in the North of England, climbing some of the classic routes and learning key climbing skills.

This course covers:

- Background and Planning: An awareness of the types of places you can climb in the UK and Ireland, how to use guidebooks and mobile devices to find crags and routes and crag etiquette.

- Climbing Skills: Fundamental movement skills and climbing styles.

- Footwear and Equipment: Footwear and equipment selection and how to use the kit you choose.

- Technical Skills: Tying into a harness, belaying, spotting and how to abseil.

- Environmental Knowledge: The impact of climbers at the crag, ethics, access and environmental considerations for climbers.

- Hazards and Emergency Procedures: Identifying hazards, managing risk, understanding common injuries and how to get help in an emergency.

All climbing courses are suitable for 12 years and upwards, though under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.

The course will take place in the Peak District in the vicinity of Hathersage. The exact crag chosen for the course will dependent on weather conditions on the day and participants will be notified of a meeting location.

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Tinkadventures is here to help you to achieve your adventure goals. Whether that’s bagging your first summit, walking a long distance route or learning skills to develop your own adventures.

Whether you’re an individual looking for support developing your outdoor skills to tackling that dream challenge, or a business looking to develop your staff leadership skills and team building, we can support you.

All our courses and experiences are tailored to your needs and we work closely with you to ensure that you get as much out of your time with us as possible.

We’re based in Marsden, Huddersfield on the edge of both the Peak District and the South Pennines, surrounded by gritstone crags to climb and endless moorland and farmland to explore.

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