Amanda gets some prussic practice© Jack Geldard
On the weekend of the 14th of May UKC teamed up with
Plas y Brenin
in North Wales for The Big Climb - a series of workshops and mini-courses on a wide range of climbing topics.
The weekend was a great success, with skills, tips, coaching and instruction from big walling to bouldering. As well as the top-class instruction, great food and lovely accommodation, everyone on the course got a huge free goody bag stuffed with outdoor kit and Rockfax guidebooks.
Goody-Bag prizes were kindly provided by:
Joe Browns, Teko, Lorpen, Exped and Rockfax
The Big Climb was our second annual event at Plas y Brenin, following on from the Alpine Festival held in 2010.
Tessa from Guildford on a sport climbing and training session in the PyB wall© Jack Geldard
Photo Gallery: The Big Climb 2011
Ropes and safety with Matt StygallUKC News, May 2011© Jack Geldard
Tim Neill teaches some rope skillsUKC News, May 2011© Jack Geldard
Dave Rudkin delivers a session on training and sport climbingUKC News, May 2011© Jack Geldard
The goody-bag went down well - everyone loves free stuff!UKC News, May 2011© Jack Geldard
Big Climbers collecting their free goody-bagsUKC News, May 2011© Jack Geldard
The staff at Plas y Brenin relax with tea and cake after the Big Climb weekendUKC News, May 2011© Jack Geldard
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