• duration:
    2 Day(s)

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  • booking cost:
    £225.00 PP

course info

Advancing into multi pitch climbing is the natural progression for any adventurous climber and it opens up a whole new world of mountain crags and sea cliffs to explore. The transition into multi pitch climbing does however require some more advanced skills and an understanding of the risks associated with climbing routes where escape is often more difficult.

Over the two days our instructors will introduce you to all the necessary skills you need to climb multi pitch routes on sea cliffs or in the mountains so that you can venture into more adventurous crags. You will learn how to plan a day’s climbing, how to route read, receive coaching on your movement and how to abseil. You will also receive loads of useful information from our highly experienced mountaineering instructors who will guide you through the process. Your guaranteed to come away with a wealth of new skills to help take your climbing onto the next level.

“I contacted Matt as my brother and I have wanted to learn how to climb on sea cliffs but had no idea about how to abseil or climb multi-pitch climbs. We had a fantastic two days learning all the necessary techniques on Anglesey and Matts patience and ability to drip feed all the information helped us take it all in without being overwhelmed. It was a fantastic two days, Thanks Matt”


Who is this course aimed at?

This course is ideal for people who already lead climbs and want to move onto the multi pitch environment or those who want to experience seconding larger routes. Ideally you will already be climbing outdoors and will have some lead climbing experience or plenty of seconding experience of V-diff- Severe graded climbs. If you are unsure of your experience level why not email us to discuss your experience. 

Private bookings

If you can’t find a date that suits your diary why not book a private. We run a number of private bookings every month so you can learn what you want on a date that suits you. Get in touch for more details.


Abseiling into a sea cliff route!

course instructors
Matt Cooper
Matt Cooper
Mountaineering and Climbing Instructor (MCI)Click here for more information
Charlie Mackie
Charlie Mackie
Mountaineering and Climbing Instructor (MCI)Click here for more information

You can pay your deposit by selecting the date you wish to book from the drop down box below and clicking Pay Now. I will contact you with course details and a kit list once your deposit is received. Full payment must be made prior to the course or on the day.

Private Instruction

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My partner and I booked Matt for two days mountaineering instruction so we could learn how to use ropes on climbs that were out of our comfort zone. We had a fantastic two days and Matts structured approach allowed us to take it all in and practice all the techniques over and over again. We both now feel more confident to take on more adventurous scrambles. Thanks Matt

Andy and karren

Excellent day with matt scrambling over crib coch. Faboulous and patient instructor, highly recommend .

Anne Brown

Fantastic day on the Back to Basics Navigation course with Matt. Very well organised and learnt a lot. Matt was very professional and great at teaching the skills with lots of patience and encouragement. Really enjoyed it and will definitely be signing up to other courses in future. Highly recommended.

Chontelle Wright

A great day out learning how to use a map and compass with Matt. His teaching style gave us just the right amount of information without feeling overloaded. I would highly recommend Matt !


Just got back from a fantastic weekend with Matt on the Welsh 3k and couldn't have asked for a better time. We had blue skies and cool air so it wasn't too hot and the views were simply incredible. Matt set a great pace allowing us to push our limits but never going beyond what we were capable of and we finished in 18 hours 32 mins. Hes a top bloke and I would certainly recommend him and The Mountaineering Company to anybody. Thanks again Matt. You will certainly see us again next year no doubt!

Chris Mansell

We attended a navigation course today with Matt. He was fantastic, can’t rate him highly enough! We had no knowledge at all, but have come home feeling confident and ready to tackle our adventure! Thank you Matt for a fabulous, fun day

Claire Black

I thoroughly recommend Matt as a leader & guide. I experienced an exhilarating & fun day with a super group doing Matt's Ogwen Classics day. Matt managed our mixed levels of ability & confidence with a calm, encouraging, alert & purposeful manner. He inspired confidence through recognition of our efforts & shared his knowledge & experience to support our skill development. The day passed all too quickly!

Ferne Davies

Awesome day with Matt teaching my 11yr old son and I the basics of climbing. Very patient and approachable would highly recommend Matt to anyone with an interest in rock climbing. Really fun day enjoyed by all!

Ian Roberts

All I can say is amazing!! Never scrambled before Matt looked after us supported us though the scary bits and made the whole day brilliant.

Karen Williams

Had a fantastic weekend with Matt on the mountain skills course - he is really friendly + approachable, and tailored the two days to what we enjoyed + wanted to learn. Would definitely recommend to anyone wanting to build their confidence with mountain hiking + navigation!


Recently attended an intermediate rock skills course in the Peak District. Really great weekend and excellent fun. Matt is a top bloke; very knowledgeable and just the right amount of laid back. Allows all the information to really sink in - effective teaching!

Matt Pomfrett

Excellent day out with Matt on my first ever Scramble. I found it pretty tough in places but Matt was always there to put me at ease, offer instruction and with his support I made it to the top. Would highly recommend to others.

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