The Big Climb Weekend - Coming Soon

by Jack Geldard - Editor - UKC Apr/2011
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Do you want a refresher on building belays and placing gear? Or maybe you want some advice on moving faster and being slicker, so you can climb longer routes?

Are you looking for information about accessible alpine rock routes? Would you like to run through some big wall skills before your trip out to Yosemite?

Do you fancy a weekend in North Wales, with like-minded climbers, gaining knowledge from qualified and experienced guides and instructors?

Maybe The Big Climb is for you.

The Big Climb is a weekend of workshops, lectures and events on the 14th and 15th of May 2011 at Plas y Brenin, North Wales.

The price for the weekend is just £160 which includes two nights accommodation and all your food, in addition to the world class coaching and tuition and guest speakers on Friday and Saturday night.

Book your place here

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The aim of The Big Climb weekend will be for people to learn from the experts in a series of workshops covering a wide range of different climbing skills: from bouldering to sport climbing; from training to first aid: from racking your gear to tackling your first big wall.

There is also a huge Goody Bag of free gifts for everyone attending, plus evening speakers on Friday and Saturday nights.

The Workshops on Offer

  • Bouldering Small problems - massive gains?
    Using bouldering as a training tool.
  • Sea Cliff Skills
    The low down on getting the most out of sea cliff climbing while staying safe.
  • Training Smarter
    Learn how to get more from your training while staying motivated.
  • Effective Video Analysis
    Learn how to use video analysis to improve your technique.
  • Get Out of Jail Free
    Self-rescue techniques.
  • Racking Up
    What gear to carry and how to rack it.
  • Big Wall Climbing
    An introduction to big walls and how to climb them.
  • Big Mountain Routes, Climbing Slicker
    Climbing faster and more efficiently on multi-pitch routes.
  • Alpine Rockaneering
    Accessible rock climbing in the Alps.
  • Real World First Aid
    First aid for real situations you may find yourself in, without the right kit.
  • Sport Climbing
    An introduction for trad climbers wanting to try their hand at some sport climbing.
  • Belays and Anchors
    Building effective belays and anchors.
  • Destruction Junction
    Witness gear manufacturers testing their gear to destruction.

More details on each of the workshops on the Plas y Brenin site here.


UKClimbing.com are proud to partner with Plas y Brenin

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