Rock Climbing


The North Face Cipher Hybrid-climbing

Rock Climbing courses run in Yorkshire and The Lake District

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Whether you are a complete novice or more experienced and want to get some performance coaching combined with climbing some classic routes Wild Spaces offers a course for you.

Ready for Rock

Dan climbing

This one day course is designed for those who have tried indoor climbing and would like to have a go at climbing outdoors. The venue would be locally on Gritstone. This course is suitable for all abilities.  Ratio 1:4

Rock Improver

Chris on GogarthThis one/two day course is designed for those who have been indoor climbing more regularly and have perhaps ‘dabbled’ outdoors. Or perhaps you’re experienced in the mountains but want to progress into more technical rock climbing.  The course covers technical aspects such as climbing technique, setting up and using belays, equipment selection, abseils etc. day two specialise in multi pitch climbing and learning to lead.  Ratio 1:2, these courses run on demand.

Sport Climbing Masterclass

Boreal Marduk + meteorCome and join me in learning to climb in some of the best Sport Climbing the UK has to offer. All aspects of sport climbing are covered including coaching, leading and redpoint tactics. We can visit classic venues like Giggleswick, Robin Proctor Scar and even Malham Cove! Ratio 1:2, courses run on demand.

Learn to Lead

IMG_0003Learn to place trad gear and lead trad routes safely and with expert coaching. This will equip you with the skills to climb trad routes and covers setting up abseils, building belays and plenty of climbing. We also look at what to buy for your first rack and all manner of equipment. Ratio 1:2, courses run on demand.

Improvised Rescue Masterclass

IMG_20141005_133556You’re 4 pitches up with three to go, light is fading and a rock has fallen onto your partner. Learn all the skills to take care of yourselves with this intensive day of rescue skills. Techniques covered are: escaping the system, problem solving and full crag evacuations. We also look at using modern equipment such as Traxions, Ropeman and Tiblocs to make rescues more efficient. Ratio 1:2. Courses run on demand.

Bouldering Workshops

Coaching shot

These half day workshops are usually advertised at The Climbing Depot. They are ideal for indoor climbers wanting to develop their skills in an outdoor setting. Ratio 1:4. These run during the Spring and Autumn, email for details.

SPA/MLS preparation/refresher

If it was a while since you trained or have an assessment looming. This one day refresher course on local crags and mountains, covering aspects of the SPA or Mountain Leader syllabus is for you. Courses run on demand.

Private Guiding

The rock-climber during rock conquestIf you have a specific climbing ambition or wish to explore the mountain and climbs of the UK then Dave is available to guide on a 1:1 or 1:2 ratio (depending upon the itinerary). Dave can be relied upon to maintain a high quality, professional relationship with his clients and above all provide a great day out. His specialises in guiding the Lake District Classic Rock routes. This can be completed in single days or as an outstanding 4 day adventure. Please see the Classic Rock Routes page for more details.

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