News from MCofS:
REALrock for youths - learn to lead on trad gear at Scottish climbing walls in March
The MCofS has joined forces with climbing walls to offer REALrock intro sessions for youths on purpose-built indoor trad climbing routes. The sessions will be led by wall instructors and volunteers, and are available for those over 12 yrs old who have indoor leading experience on bolts. Parents may have to attend to supervise their children at some walls.
The MCofS has supported the development of larger 'Regional Centres' with the inclusion of at least one climbing route that allows the use of 'natural gear'. If climbers new to the sport wish to transfer outdoors it is important that they learn the skills of placing such protection.
Learning to place gear on a MCofS REAlrock sesison outdoors
The Mountaineering Council of Scotland, Feb 2010
REALrock for Youths COURSE INFO:
COST:MCofS Youth Members: £10 per session.
Non MCofS members can take part if they join as Youth Members.
This is offered at the special offer rate of £10.
LOCATIONS:The sessions will be held in March at the following walls and to make a booking please contact the wall direct:
Alien Rock, Edinburgh
Transition Extreme, Aberdeen
Climb @ Inverness
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