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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
1 You will be taught how to tie in using a figure of eight knot, belay safely, descend correctly, catch falls and to perform buddy checks.
2  Reinforcing and consolidation of skills taught in week one. Clients will again be shown all of the above techniques and given the opportunity to practise under direct supervision from an instructor.
3  Final 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.