2 Day ‘Ready to Rock’ Beginners Rock Climbing Course


This course is designed for those who want to become a rock climber. Providing an introduction to the skills required for safe climbing on real rock. During the course of the 2 days, at one of our favourite rock faces, chosen by you, you will discover fundamental climbing techniques, take a close look at climbing equipment and learn rope work skills and climbing safety.

After 2 days of solid rock climbing, on safe rock faces, with highly qualified and friendly instructors you will be ready to progress as a rock climber.

Venue selection is between Hells Gate National Park and Lukenya, depending on which area is most convenient for the group. We tend to favour Lukenya for its good single pitch crags and connection to the Mountain Club of Kenya (MCK).

Areas Covered

  • Bouldering (short climbs)
  • Introduction to rope work
  • Belaying (controlling the rope for the climber)
  • Single Pitch Top rope climbing
  • Abseiling
  • Use of technical equipment
  • How to progress

Equipment list

  • Sun hat
  • Sun cream
  • Sports clothing and footwear
  • Day sack
  • Drinks bottle
  • Waterproofs

Please feel free to bring along any climbing equipment you may have already.

 


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