Rapid Development Clinics

For the average person who wants to become a climber or paddler, getting the opportunity to learn and gathering the knowledge skills and experience is a slow and frustrating process. Until now. 
Now there?s a way to cut down the learning time, speed up the process and 'get good' fast. Join us on one of our four-week rapid development clinics and you'll be amazed just how much you progress. Investing time in your development now will allow you to have more exciting and satisfying adventures after you leave. You'll find yourself miles along the personal development trail,  amazing your friends with a new level of confidence ability and experience.
Staying with us for a four week break, you'll receive coaching and instruction Monday to Friday, leaving you free to either rest or explore the mountains, crags, rivers, lakes or estuaries of North Wales under your own steam at the weekends. (This all-inclusive price includes seven-day-a-week accommodation on-site at Plas y Brenin).
With no previous experience necessary this programme is an ideal opportunity for anyone who's always wanted to be a climber or a paddler who can devote a month as part of an extended holiday or career break. It is also an excellent opportunity to build your experience towards the pre-requirements of a public service training course.
Although you can't expect to become an 'expert' overnight, these four week clinics should leave you confident and experienced enough to enjoy your chosen mountain sport under your own steam. These rapid development clinics are a fantastic platform for long-term enjoyment of the mountains, rivers, lakes and sea.For the average person who wants to become a climber or paddler, getting the opportunity to learn and gathering the knowledge skills and experience is a slow and frustrating process. Until now.
Now there?s a way to cut down the learning time, speed up the process and 'get good' fast. Join us on one of our four-week rapid development clinics and you'll be amazed just how much you progress. Investing time in your development now will allow you to have more exciting and satisfying adventures after you leave. You'll find yourself miles along the personal development trail, amazing your friends with a new level of confidence ability and experience.
Staying with us for a four week break, you'll receive coaching and instruction Monday to Friday, leaving you free to either rest or explore the mountains, crags, rivers, lakes or estuaries of North Wales under your own steam at the weekends. (This all-inclusive price includes seven-day-a-week accommodation on-site at Plas y Brenin).
With no previous experience necessary this programme is an ideal opportunity for anyone who's always wanted to be a climber or a paddler who can devote a month as part of an extended holiday or career break. It is also an excellent opportunity to build your experience towards the pre-requirements of a public service training course.
Although you can't expect to become an 'expert' overnight, these four week clinics should leave you confident and experienced enough to enjoy your chosen mountain sport under your own steam. These rapid development clinics are a fantastic platform for long-term enjoyment of the mountains, rivers, lakes and sea.

Rapid Development Clinic (Mountaineering)

If you've dreamt of conquering high mountain peaks and exploring the remote mountain wilderness, here's your chance to turn that dream into reality. Spend a month with our mountaineering instructors ...........

Experience Required: no experience required

Cost and Duration: £2510 (20 Days)

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Rapid Development Clinc (Complete Paddler)

If your experience of canoeing and kayaking is low or even non existent, checking in to this four week clinic will have you thrashing about on the water like an 'old pro' in no time. Using the four f...........

Experience Required: no experience required

Cost and Duration: £2510 (20 Days)

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Rapid Development Clinic (Climbing)

Now's your chance to really make some progress as a climber. If you've climbed a little indoors or seen climbers from afar and admired their strength and confidence, this is your opportunity to join t...........

Experience Required: no experience required

Cost and Duration: £2510 (20 Days)

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Super Rapid Development Clinic - Climbing

This year we had lots of comments and requests asking if we could run a rapid development clinic during the school/college/university holidays, so here it is. Sure, it's a little bit shorter, that's t...........

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Cost and Duration: £1885 (15 Days)

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