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Introduction to Outdoor Rock Climbing Skills and Techniques


Our 1 day Introduction to Outdoor Rock Climbing course is ideal for someone who is interested in taking up climbing or wants to experience what is on offer outside the climbing wall. The course is designed to develop your knowledge and start your journey to becoming a self-sufficient climber.


You will learn about the equipment used in climbing

  • How to belay
  • Tie the basic knots
  • Basic rope technique
  • How to climb.

On arrival a discussion about what you want to get out of the course before Issue of equipment and travel to venue.

Make payment for the course and book your place here

For more information contact

Entry Requirements

None! Suitable for anyone aged 16 and up! -

Equipment Required

Must Have:

  • Baselayer
  • Fleece(s)
  • depending on weather condition
  • Waterproofs
  • Walking boots (climbing shoes if you have them)
  • Rucksack
  • Food
  • Drink and a flask 

Can be borrowed from the College

  • Harness
  • Safety Helmet

Askham Bryan College,
Askham Bryan,
YO23 3FR
01904 772277