You're a competent lead climber and you want to improve your performance. If you'd like to push your grade, improve your technique and climb more confidently then this five day course is for you. You'll get top level training and coaching from our highly qualified instructors in all aspects of rock climbing, from bouldering to sport to traditional. It's a tried and tested formula that will hone your skills and move you to the next level, just look at Britain's top level climbers.
You'll feel much better about choosing the right routes, starting to push those grades, and climb much more efficiently.
* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.
What to Expect
You'll spend every day out climbing in the spectacular Snowdonia mountains.
You should be leading at VS or above.
Why Choose Plas y Brenin?
Our instructors are some of the UK’s most experienced. We train other instructors and help to write the national syllabuses for NGB qualifications in mountaineering, paddlesports, cycling and climbing. Our goal is to teach you skills to last a lifetime, and at Plas y Brenin you know you are getting training from the best.
If your course is based at Plas y Brenin, the residential price includes accommodation for the night before, and the duration of your time here. If you’re staying with us, we also provide delicious meals to keep you going as you learn, meaning you can concentrate on enjoying yourself. We may also be able to arrange a transfer from Llandudno Junction train station, subject to availability. We would need a minimum of one week’s notice prior to your course start date – please contact reception to learn more.
When it comes to equipment, at Plas y Brenin we have a wide range of top-quality kit for you to use, all included in your course fee. This means if you’re just starting out, there’s no need to rush out and buy a load of expensive gear, and if you’re already pretty well kitted-out, it’s a great chance to try something new.
We want to help you to achieve your goals so comfortable accommodation (with WIFI included) and home-cooked food are part of the deal if you've booked accommodation with us - you don't need to think about sorting this out for yourself. We'll can also a arrange station pick up & drop off if you're travelling by train.
You should bring suitable outdoor clothing for climbing in, such as technical climbing trousers, fleece and waterproofs. You'll also find crag approach shoes useful. Bring any technical climbing gear you have, but we've got a great store here so why not take the opportunity to try out that new piece of kit you've had your eye on? We'll use Plas y Brenin ropes.
You should be climbing regularly up to very severe grade.