Rab & the AMI to host free workshops at Kendal Mountain Festival Press Release

At this years Kendal Mountain Festival, Rab have partnered with the Association of Mountaineering Instructors (AMI) to host a series of free climbing workshops designed to sharpen your outdoor skills and help you make the most out of your next climbing trips.

Situated in Kendal's basecamp Village just outside the Brewery Arts Centre, the workshops will be led by members of Rab's AMI Test Team and our expert trainers.

To book a place on the workshops simply visit the Rab stand and sign up for your preferred workshop and time slot. Sign up early as spaces are limited. All kit is provided but you may wish to bring your own harness.

Rab Equipment, 79 kb

Sport Climbing Essentials

An intro to rope work for sport climbing outdoors, from clipping correctly, avoiding clipping mistakes to lowering off from a variety of anchors safely and reducing anchor wear when top roping.

Who's it for? Novice indoor climbers keen to develop the techincal skills to climb sport routes outside. The
workshop will be ground based and practical.

Houdini Climbing Escape

A basic intro to escaping the system, an essential skill if you ever find yourself in
a tight spot. If you’re looking to venture into more adventurous terrain make sure you know how to escape!

Who's it for? Intermediate to experienced climbers that are already leading trad climbs outdoors. The workshop will be ground based and practical.

Trust Your Belay

A brief look at the dark arts of traditional climbing protection, placing the perfect nut or cam and stringing together your gear into a solid belay that you can have full confidence in.

Who's it for? Novice outdoor climbers who’d like to increase their placement skills as well as safely arranging belays.The workshop will be ground based and practical.

Get Down With Down

Get the low down on the difference between fill powers, baffles, hydrophobic treatments and sourcing. Learn how our sleeping bags are hand filled in Derbyshire and the best tips and tricks to get the longest life out of your down. Enter a unique sack race for your chance to win a new sleeping bag!

Who's it for? Down enthusiasts of all ages.

We'll be giving away stickers, goody bags and prizes all weekend so make sure to stop by the stand for your chance to win!

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