Rock Climbing Courses Lake District

The Lake District is often referred to as the birthplace of rock climbing and what better place to learn about this great, fun activity than in the Lake District.  We run rock climbing courses on dates of your choice and tailored to your needs, and depending on your experience we base our Lake District rock climbing courses on the following areas: 

Beginners Courses

  • History of climbing, warming up and stretching, bouldering, types of hold and moves
  • Using harnesses, helmets, rock shoes, ropes, karabiners, slings and belay plates
  • Setting up a top roped climb, belaying and lowering and locking off
  • Understanding anchors, load angles and belaying positions
  • Abseiling and using a safety prussik
  • Understanding climbing calls and communication for safety
  • Using guidebooks and an understanding of climbing grades
  • Leading an easy graded climb

Intermediate Courses

Our Intermediate Lake District courses aim to improve your rock climbing confidence which will enable you to explore more mountainous and remote locations. 

Single Pitch

  • All of what is covered in our beginners rock climbing course +
  • More detailed rope systems for belaying
  • A better understanding of anchors and angles
  • Understanding what can go wrong and the associated consequences
  • Basic rescue techniques
  • Placing all types of leader protection and understanding fall factors
  • Learning to lead single pitch climbs placing all leader protection


Our Lake District multi-pitch rock climbing courses are aimed at those who have a really good level of basic rock climbing and who may have lead many single pitch routes.  It builds on existing skills and allows people to discover another dimension of rock climbing. 

Classic Rock Climbs

The Lake District has a huge number of classic rock climbs from short single-pitch easy graded climbs to longer and higher graded multi-pitch routes found on mountain crags.  Using our experience and high quality equipment we will take you on a great day out in the Lake District allowing you to test your skills on one or more of the many classic rock climbs in the area.

As part of our Lake District rock climbing courses we offer self-catering accommodation in our Lakeland Lodge.  If you would like more information on the lodge and our Lake District rock climbing courses contact us on: 017684 86465.

"Thanks so much for being able to organise my climbing trip at such short notice.  I had a great time and really learnt a lot.  Dan is an excellent teacher so I really couldn't be happier with my learning experience in traditional lead climbing.  Totally brilliant!"


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At A Glance

Price Per person: From £65 + vat

Duration: 1day +

Dates: April - October

Group Size: 1+

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