Multi Pitch Climbing

Learn to Multi Pitch climb in Aviemore, multi pitch climbing is combining a number pitches on the ascent of a route with intermediate belay stances and stops.

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There will not be the normal open activities this summer due to Covid restrictions. All activities are available at fixed rates depending on the group size

Learn to Multi Pitch Climb on second or Lead

Learn to Multi Pitch climb in Aviemore, Cairngorms & Scotland. Multi pitch climbing is combining a number pitches on the ascent of a route with intermediate belay stances and stops.

Moving from a single pitch environment into the multi pitch ascents requires the climber to be effective and efficient in their rope management and how they set up the belay stance safely. The learn to multi pitch climbing days in Aviemore & the cairngorms are designed to develop current knowledge and skill of rock climbing. We will go where looks appropriate around the Cairngorms & Scotland with regards to weather, your abilities/preferences and what routes will be appropriate. This might include utilising some of the mountain crags like the northern corries or possibly some of the lower valley crags like Polldubh or Dunkeld.

Important Information 

The one day course gives you an introduction to what multi pitch climbing is with an option to extend to up to 5 days. If you require accommodation if you opt for a 2-5 day course this can be provided on a self catered basis at Craigower Lodge, Newtonmore for £19 per night.

Lead climbing is available for private one to two tuition, ideally you want to book on with a climbing partner to get the most out of your day. Transport (pick up & drop off) is available from Newtonmore & Kingussie if required.  Packed lunches can be provided at £6.50pp (pre order essential).

Pre-requisites and Prior Experience

For multi pitch climbing we ask you to be able to climb confidently on a Diff climb route, have your own climbing shoes & harness.  Some indoor/outdoor climbing experience is required and/or attended Actives; Lead Climbing sessions.

Multi Pitch Itinerary

  • Learn how to create anchors
  • Learn how to safely belay lead and second.
  • Learn how to place gear well.
  • Learn about effective stance management.
  • Learn how to move on the rock.
  • Learn how to choose an appropriate route and what to take.
  • Learn about the gear.

What is Included

  • Expert instructors who are professional and qualified.
  • Harness, Helmet, ropes, technical equipment.
  • Photos of your day.
  • Safety equipment like first aid kits.
  • Transport to/from Newtonmore/Aviemore.

What to Bring

  • Rock climbing shoes.
  • Travel insurance (don’t bring it just make sure you have it).
  • personal mediccation. 
  • Warm layers, waterproofs, hats, gloves.
  • Suncream/sunglasses.
  • Lunch, water.
  • Rucksack.
  • suitable clothing Ideally flexible as this helps climbing.

Why not add in a nights’ accommodation before or after at Craigower Lodge so you can relax after your days learning.

Dates not suit your availability? Please contact us direct and we can discuss potential other dates & courses for you.

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Private 1:1 Instruction!

If you wish to book a instructor specifically for you or your group. Simply fill in an enquiry form by clicking the button to the right or drop us a ring on 01540 210 000. Private instructor rates start from £225.00 on a 1:1 ratio, additional adults £50.00 and children £25.00

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