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Learn to Belay

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Is It For Me?

Want to learn to tie in, belay and catch falls correctly and safely? If you want to take your children climbing or climb independently with your friends, then this course is for you.

Minimum age: 18

Course Aims:

To teach you the required skills to operate independently and safely in any climbing wall.

Course Cost:

£60 for 3x one hour sessions over 3 weeks (Minimum of 2 people max 4 persons per course).  Upon successful completion of the course the client will receive a 1 year Ice Factor membership (value £15).

Course Content
Week 1You will be taught how to tie in using a figure of eight knot, belay safely, descend correctly, catch falls and to perform buddy checks.
Week 2Reinforcing and consolidation of skills taught in week one. Clients will again be shown all of the above techniques and given the opportunity to practice under direct supervision from an instructor.
Week 3Final consolidation of weeks one and two and final assessment. During this session the clients will be assessed and given any further support required to achieve the level required for Ice Factor membership.

All successful clients will be given 1 years free Ice Factor membership which will give them discounted rock sessions as well as discounts in the Ice Factor shop and Chillers bar.

To enquire please call the centre on 01855 831 100 or complete the enquiry form below.

Can’t find a date or time to suit? 

Give our friendly team a wee call on 01855 831100 anytime between 9am-6pm as we often have additional availability on site. 

Have a great day. We look forward to hearing from you! 

The Ice Factor Team 

Juniors aged 12-18 may only book via phone: 01855 831100.


Ice Wall users must have min UK 4 shoe size.


By clicking book now you acknowledge and confirm that you meet our minimum requirements for Ice Wall usage.