Rock Improver - 2 Day
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 2 Days
  • 2 People to 1 instructor

Rock Improver - 2 Day

  • Climb
  • Rock Climbing
  • Intermediate


This immersive two day course is all about going climbing and gaining valuable mileage on rock. The aim of the course is to develop your climbing ability, knowledge and understanding of technical ropework and safety. Our instructors will take you out to all the best crags that will challenge and develop you, so you can handle them yourself when you head out with friends. The instructors will have you following pitch after pitch of climbing on single and multi pitch crags, on stunning mountainous crags, and wild, adventurous sea cliffs. This is a great course for you if you're thinking about starting lead climbing but don't yet have enough experience under your belt, or if you're not interested in lead climbing yet, but want to have some climbing adventures. So it's all about stacks of climbing and learning from some of the country's most experienced climbing instructors.

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Can I book privately?

Yes. If you would like to book a private course then give us a call to discuss your needs.

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The Objectives

This course is all about gaining bags of experience without the distraction of lead climbing. It's about visiting many different venues and rock types, and mastering all the different climbing styles with constant coaching on your climbing technique. Our super-experienced instructors will ensure you're learning all the best practice with safety and ropework, to ensure you have a safe future as a climber.


* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.

What to Expect

Over two days you'll improve your own climbing technique and your confidence at the crag plus we'll cover;

How to belay and hold leads falls


Abseil technique

Rock types

Strategies for solving simple problems e.g. stuck gear

Experience Required

If you’ve been on our Get Started Rock Climbing Course and been out on the rock ever since, this is a great next step. If not, you should have done some rock climbing already and know you want to go climbing in more adventurous places and move your skills on from the basics.

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 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 can also arrange a station pick up & drop off if you're travelling by train.

What do I need to bring?
Equipment List
How should I prepare?
Preparation guide
Course Schedule

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This course will help you become

An extremely competent climbing partner.

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