Big Wall Climbing & Aid Climbing Skills
Ever fancied Big Wall Climbing but not sure where to start? It’s pretty daunting stepping out and Aid Climbing on your first Big Wall, but once learnt, the skills will enable you to go to some awe inspiring places! The skills necessary for Big Wall Climbing and Aid Climbing are vast, and a deep understating of them vital for a safe and successful ascent… On a Big Wall Climbing and Aid Climbing course with us we might look at the following:
- Aid Climbing lead systems
- Seconding/stripping Aid leads on different terrains
- Hauling systems
- Big Wall and Aid Climbing specific kit
- Ascending fixed lines
- Descending with Haul bags, past knots etc
- Portaledge set ups and living on The Wall
- Stance management
- Problem solving
How much we can cover and in what detail depends on your prior experience and the amount of time you spend with us. The skills for Big Wall and Aid Climbing are so vast and varied it’ll take more than a lifetime to learn – so come and kick start your Big Wall Climbing and Aid Climbing aspirations with us!
Why come on a Big Wall and Aid Climbing Course with us?
Alongside holding the UKs highest rock climbing Instructor award, and being a full and active member of the Association of Mountaineering Instructors, we are passionate and active climbers. Most importantly we have climbed many Big Walls, from Yosemite to the Alps, Dolomites and Verdon Gorge. Draw on our experience to kick start you Big Wall Climbing career!
Location: The Sea Cliffs of Pembrokeshire
Prerequisites: You must be a competent trad lead climber
Dates: On request
Cost: £150 per day, up to 4 people