1 Day BIG WALL Courses with Andy Kirkpatrick at The Castle Climbing Centre
Back due to popular demand!
If you’re thinking about a big wall adventure this autumn and need to brush up on your aid techniques or you’re unsure how to clean a pendulum, these may be the courses for you.
Andy will be holding 3 workshops in September, teaching you all you need to know;
Wednesday 24th - Road to the Nose (Basic Course) Thursday 25th - Road to the Nose (Basic Course) Friday 26th - Road to the Shield (Advanced Course)
(10am - 4pm) £150.00 per person
• The courses will give you an insight into the multitude of physical and mental challenges you will face on a big wall. • You will learn about the gear required for big-wall ascents. • You will practice the techniques of a basic wall system in a safe environment, mastering the ability to deal with multiple ropes, slings, aiders etc. • You will learn about hauling and cleaning, including cleaning pendulums.
With such a wealth of knowledge Andy will be able to impart some ‘tricks of the trade’ and regale you with plenty of stories of his experiences.