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Learn to sea cliff climb
The allure of climbing in the wild environment above the sea often provides a magical adventure, drawing us back time and time again. However climbing in such a committing and remote environment required extra skill sets, which we will cover in this two day learn to sea cliff climb course.
What to Expect
Our two day Learn to Sea Cliff Climb, aims to give you the skills and confidence to independently climb British multi-pitch sea cliff climbs.
You can expect to come away having learnt some of the extra skills required to tackle a Sea cliff climb, whilst also having a fun adventure.
Building on your current knowledge and experience we will cover the following relevant skills: Venue Choice, bird bans and access issues, tides, locating sea cliff climbs, methods of approach, rigging abseils, what to bring and wear, transporting the climbing ropes (rope ruck sacks), backing up your abseil, backing up your partner whilst abseiling, avoiding a soaking (Belay positioning), hanging belays, stacking the ropes, assessing anchors & fixed gear and loose holds, route finding, rope management, using half ropes effectively, managing rope drag and extending runners, stance management, building safe belays, simple problem solving, rescues, ascending the rope using prussiks.
With a wide range of Sea cliff venues on Anglesey, there are many options. The Cliffs of Gogarth offer North wales most adventurous and famous routes, such as the classic 'dreaming of White horses'. The neighbouring area of Rhoscolyn has less committing and long routes. We are lucky to be blessed with many venues and so many sea cliffs in North Wales which is why we are able to tailor this private course to all abilities.
Meet: Normally we meet at 9.15 am in South stack Cafe depending on what is most convenient for you and our plan for the day. - Joining instructions will be sent out upon booking.
Walk: A short walk to a suitable climbing area.
Activities: The day will be carefully tailored to meet your objectives considering the conditions, and previous experience.
Finish: Around 4:30-5pm
What to bring
Warm ‘outdoor’ clothing (including full waterproofs), packed lunch, water, sun cream, mosquito spray, approach shoes or trainers, Rucksack. Any climbing Equipment you own. Click here for a full kit list.
What is included
Guiding & Instruction from a Qualified instructor
Any Equipment you require
Tea and Snacks
We may be able to provide free transport to/from the climbing area
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