WHAT IS IT?

The most comprehensive climbing course in Norfolk!
The ‘Intro to Climbing’ teaches you all you need to know to get climbing safely on indoor climbing walls and indoor bouldering walls.
We run this course in two formats:

  • 8 Hour Option (4 x 2 hour Sessions)
  • 6 Hour Option (2 x 3 hour sessions)

WHO’S IT FOR?

The Course is suitable for:

  • Complete beginners (16yrs+) new to indoor climbing and bouldering
  • ‘Boulderers’ who want to learn how to tackle the higher climbing walls
  • Those coming back to the sport after a break and would like a more comprehensive refresher. A 1 hour Rope Refresher is available.

If you are under 16 check out our Climbing Club or Youth Academy.

WHAT DO I GET?

As you’d expect from East Anglia’s premier climbing centre, the price covers everything. Our aim is to provide you with all the knowledge you need to become an independent climber. and give you a top class climbing experience. You’ll have modern equipment to choose from, including climbing shoes (trainers aren’t so good for climbing), and we’ve lots of different kit for you to try too.

  • 6-8 hours of group coaching.
  • All Equipment inc. Climbing Shoes, Harness, Chalk Bag, Ropes, and other equipment on the market
  • MONEY OFF VOUCHER! At the end of the course you will receive a voucher for 4 £5 climbs saving you up to £28, OR
  • YOU CAN ADD 1 MONTH UNLIMITED CLIMBING FOR JUST £27.50) SAVING OVER 50%

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

  • How to warm up for climbing
  • How to put on a harness, tie the correct knots and belay.
  • Pre-climb safety checks
  • How to use bouldering walls safely*
  • Intro to climbing movement and technique
  • Different types of equipment on the market and how to use them.

At the end of this course you should feel suitably experienced to climb unsupervised on indoor bouldering walls and climbing walls, know how to use the equipment safely and will have used different types of equipment too.

INTRO TO CLIMBING – 6 HOUR COURSE

SINGLE BOOKING
£75 p/person
Min Age 16yrs
Single Bookings
No previous experience necessary
2 x 3 hour Sessions
ADVANCE BOOKING REQUIRED
2+ PEOPLE
£60 p/person
Min Age 16yrs
Book 2+ People
No previous experience necessary
2 x 3 hour Sessions
ADVANCE BOOKING REQUIRED
EXCLUSIVE BOOKING
£320 p/group
Min Age 16yrs
(14 if booking as family)
Private Booking
Ideal for family course
No previous experience necessary
2 x 3 hour Sessions
ADVANCE BOOKING REQUIRED

INTRO TO CLIMBING – 8 HOUR COURSE

Single Booking
£75 p/person
Min Age 16yrs
Single Bookings
No previous experience necessary
4 x 2 hour Sessions
ADVANCE BOOKING REQUIRED
2+ PEOPLE
£60 p/person
Min Age 16yrs
Book 2+ People
No previous experience necessary
4 x 2 hour Sessions
ADVANCE BOOKING REQUIRED
EXCLUSIVE BOOKING
£320 p/group
Min Age 16yrs
Private Booking
Ideal for Family Course
No previous experience necessary
4 x 2 hour Sessions
ADVANCE BOOKING REQUIRED
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FAQ’s

Do I need any previous climbing experience?
No. Our Intro to Climbing Course is perfect for both newcomers and those with previous climbing experience who want a more comprehensive refresher. If you have never climbed before, however, it may be beneficial to book a Taster Session first.
How many climbs will I get?
The aim of the course is to teach you everything you need to know to become an independent climber. Once we get the initial briefing and warm up done, you’ll be learning as you climb and get loads done.
Will I get to the top?
We have a mixture of climbs and challenges suitable for all ages. If you want to get to the top, we’re sure you will be able to, however, our instructors will not push you or your children further than they want to go; ‘the top’ will come with confidence.

 
What is the Instructor/Climber Ratio?
We have a maximum working ratio of 1 to 9, however, most intro courses operate on a maximum 1 to 8. We feels this offers increased value for money and time on the wall. Ultimately, instructors have the final say and will make changes if they feel necessary.
What’s next after an Intro to Climbing Course if I want climb more regularly?
Talk to us about our various memberships which offer big reductions on the standard Pay As You Go rate. Aside from making it cheaper, we would also recommend further coaching to help improve your climbing technique and make sure you get the most from climbing. Adult Climbing
Can I bring my children or my friends climbing?
Once you have completed the Intro to Climbing Course and registered for unsupervised
climbing, you will be able to supervise up to two guests if they are aged 8+, or 1 guest if aged under 8.
More info on Supervising guests.
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