The Peak District is home to some of the best climbing to be found in the UK and with miles of Gritstone edges to choose from its certainly got something for everybody. Our Rock Up Crack Clinic is aimed at climbers of all levels who want to try or develop their crack climbing technique and become a crack climbing wizard. During the day our instructors will run several workshops looking at all elements of crack climbing from route choice through to taping your hands and crack climbing technique. We will also look at different styles of crack from finger cracks through to hand jamming and off widths.
What will we look at on the day?
- Planning and route choice.
- Types of crack climbing (Finger, hand Jamming and off widths)
- Hand protection (Taping vs crack gloves)
- Climbing technique (How to get up those cracks in style)
- Injury avoidance.
Who is this course aimed at?
This course is aimed at people who have attended our Rock Skills Introduction or Intermediate courses or have a good understanding of belaying and tying into the rope. People with indoor climbing experience are also welcome but you must be able to demonstrate that you can belay and tie onto the rope independently. All climbing on this session will be top and bottom rope, No Lead Climbing!
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.
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