Rock Climbing

Rock Wall Training (In-House Course)

This is a one-day (6hrs minimum) in-house course for those wishing to lead introductory and experiential climbing sessions on the council's own rock walls.

Some prior climbing experience is required prior to attendance on the course and participants need to have a good basic understanding of rope work and at least 10 hours experience of climbing on one or more artificial walls. Applicants will be sent a Rock Wall scheme log book in which to record a summary of their experience.

Instructor to participant ratio for this course is 6:1.

By arrangement – Contact Adventure Scotland.

Single Pitch Award (SPA) Training Course

This is the national award for rock climbers looking to organise introductory rock climbing activities. The award holder is able to lead group sessions on single pitch crags as defined by the scheme. This is a locally based non-residential course.

Anybody wishing to become involved in this scheme needs to register for the Single Pitch Award with Mountain Leader Training Scotland (MLTS) Glenmore, Aviemore, Inverness-shire, PH22 1QU. Tel: 01479 861248.

Price: on application

Single Pitch Award (SPA) Assessment Course

This is a weekend assessment of the skills developed throughout the above scheme (20 hours non-residential).


Price: on application

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