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Multi-pitch climbing in the Ogwen Valley

Rock Climbing Courses

At Lakeland Ascents, we provide professionally delivered rock climbing courses for all levels of climber. Whether you are an indoor climber looking to make the transition to outdoors, or if you’re an experienced climber looking for some coaching to push your grade, our bespoke and tailored courses will give you the skills you need to achieve your climbing ambitions.

We run courses from the mountains of the Lake District, Snowdonia and the Peak District. For courses in Scotland, please see our sister company Highland Ascents.

An overview of the rock climbing courses that we offer follows. Please click the links for more information and prices.

If you can’t find what you are looking for, or if you are keen for a bespoke course on a particular skill or genre then please let us know as our instructors can deliver tailored instructional sessions for you – get in touch to find out more.


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Rock climbing with Lakeland Ascents

Intro to trad climbing – take your first steps as a trad rock climber. Learn about gear, how to read routes, anchor selection and rigging, how to abseil, how to interpret guidebooks and gradings, and discover the difference between Diff and E2! Leave as a climber with all the skills needed to competently second trad rock climbs.

Lead climbing course – get on the sharp end and learn the skills needed to lead trad rock climbs safely. Learn about gear placement, route choice, rigging belays and managing rope systems, safe retreat, abseiling and more. Leave ready to start logging those onsights!

Multi-pitch climbing skills – learn how to climb big routes quickly and efficiently. Get the skills you need to read routes, manage tricky belay stances tangle free, use efficient rope systems, carry out safe multi-pitch abseil retreats and more.

Self rescue for climbers – the toolkit every climber should have. Learn how to problem solve and self rescue when the unthinkable happens. We’ll cover everything from how to deal with a damaged rope to complex rescues of the ‘worst-case-scenario’ unconscious climber.

Corporate guided walks