The Keswick Mountain Festival is now less than two weeks away. We still have places available on all the courses we are running in conjunction with the festival. Please follow the links for further details;
If you are on the look out for a new rope then Needlesports are exlusively stocking the Mammut Saturn – a 10.2mm single rope that is a perfect hard-wearing single rope suitable for most rock climbing activities.
UKClimbing is an incredibly useful website packed full with loads of information on rock climbing and mountaineering. A new series of videos that are being posted on the site in association with Wild Country offer an insight into the wonderful world of crack climbing and jamming, with some great instruction to get more from these positive techniques. Click here to watch it now.
And finally if you are looking for some inspiration to get out climbing then this will certainly get the adrenaline flowing!
The clocks have gone forward and the sun is out. Spring is a great time of year to get out and about and try new things and have lots of fun along the way. Rock climbing has been one of the fastest growing sports in recent years and there is no better place to try your first ascent than the home of rock climbing, the English Lake District.
Our beginners’ rock climbing course will introduce you gently to the skills required to get you up the rock face. A fully qualified instructor will take the time to coach personal movement skills and teach the basic ropework required to safely enjoy your first climb.
As a special offer to readers of this blog we are offering two places for the price of one on our beginners rock climbing courses this year. All you have to do is ‘like’ More than mountains on Facebook and when you book your place on the course you will get a second place free of charge.
Please click on the link to find our more about our beginners rock climbing course.