Rock 1 - Introductory Weekend Course

  • Duration : 2 Days (approx.)
  • Location: Katoomba, NSW
  • Product code : Rock1
From AUD $450.00

This trip runs with a minimum of 2 participants- We suggest booking in with a friend to ensure you get to attend on your preferred date!

If you don't receive an automatic confirmation, you are likely the first booking for this activity- Please call us on 0247 822 014!

Rock I is the best known, most widely attended, two day entry level climbing course in Australia. This course is designed for participants with little or no previous outdoor climbing experience, it is also an excellent transition from indoor to outdoor climbing. Quite simply you will experience a lot of fine Blue Mountains climbing while undertaking world standard technical rock and rope skills training.

We can also run this course on a personal instruction / private group basis for those who prefer to select their own dates.  

The course fee includes: - All skills training and guided climbing with Nationally and Internationally Certified Climbing Instructors, lunch each day, supply and use of all equipment including ropes, helmets, harnesses, technical hardware, climbing shoes etc.

The weekend begins with instruction in the fundamentals of abseiling and basic rockclimbing including:

  • The art of safe movement on rock
  • Using climbing equipment
  • Efficient use of holds
  • Rope handling
  • Tying knots
  • Belay anchors
  • Correct belay technique
  • How to use various footholds & handholds
  • Abseiling
  • Many other climbing techniques

On this course you’ll also learn to select and use the latest in modern Abseiling and Rock Climbing equipment. Throughout the first day your instructors will accompany you on a special selection of graduated climbs.

The second day of the course is devoted solely to the simple joys of climbing, with your instructor aiming to take you on as many varied climbs as possible. The object will be to learn and develop your skills and techniques as you climb! This is the ideal course for the beginner or indoor gym climber who wants to make the transition to real rock.

After this course you will be able to competently climb with experienced leaders on short moderately graded rock climbs.

All technical equipment is supplied as well as highly trained instructors to ensure your adventure is safe, fun and exhilarating. 

We’ll also picnic amid the beautiful bush, with a tasty lunch supplied- Please be sure to inform us on your booking form if you have any special dietary requirements!