Sat 20th May - Sun 21st May, 2023

Intermediate rock climbing training

Jared Kitchen

BOOKING: Required.
Please contact the meet leader or the club.

Intermediate Rock Climbing 

The summer months are approaching! To prepare, the KMC have arranged some training for the members: Intermediate Rock Climbing. Intermediate Rock Climbing is a 2 day course that teaches the skills needed to operate competently as a second climber that follows a lead climber, outdoors on real rock. As a climber this is a great skill set to attain, as it allows you to develop climbing partnerships, learn from experienced climbers, and develop your own experience more quickly. The course content includes:


Rock protection – placement and removal

Rigging for top and bottom rope climbing

Personal abseiling

Lead belaying

Seconding a lead climber

Descending from routes safely

Guidebooks and grading systems

Crag etiquette

Environment and conservation

Climbing movement, technique, and intro to training for climbing


More information can be found here:


The course is being held in the Peak District over the weekend of the weekend of 20-21 May 2023 by Tinkadventures. Tinkadventures is an outdoor company owned and managed by KMC members Jared and Emily, and are accredited by the Mountain Training Association to deliver rock climbing courses.  They have offered a discounted rate of £100 pp for the course, but it is only for KMC members and prospectives. You can book a place by contacting Tinkadventures, or through the KMC.

If you are interested and would like more information, or would like to book your place please contact:

Jared Kitchen

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