Self Rescue Course For Climbers
The one-day self-rescue course based in the Cairngorms near Aviemore for climbing is designed to equip climbers with essential skills to deal with emergency situations that may arise while climbing.
The one-day self-rescue course for climbing will begin with a theoretical session covering anchor building, rope management, knot tying, and hauling techniques. Participants will then move to the practical session, where they will learn how to use equipment to solve different rescue scenarios. The course will be led by experienced climbing instructors, who will provide expert guidance and support throughout the program. Participants will learn how to extricate themselves or their partners from tricky situations such as being stuck on a rope or a ledge. They will also learn how to improvise with gear they may have with them and how to effectively communicate with their climbing partner.
The day will conclude with a debriefing session where participants can ask questions and consolidate their learning. By the end of the day, participants will have gained valuable skills and confidence in handling emergency situations while climbing, making it an essential investment for anyone looking to stay safe while pursuing their passion for climbing.
We pride ourselves on providing as much kit as possible for you. However, the list below is what we recommend you should bring to your Learn To Lead Multi Pitch Climbing Course:
- Travel insurance. (We are insured for all our trips, but we recommend everyone has their own travel insurance as well.)
- Transportation to the venue. (We may be able to help with this though – if you need transportation please drop us an enquiry and we can see what we can do to help.)
- Lunch, water.
- Personal medication
- Sun cream, midge net
- Waterproofs (it is Scotland after all)
- Sturdy footwear.
Here at Highland Outdoor Adventures, we pride ourselves on providing as much as we can but you are welcome to bring your own equipment if you do prefer. The list below is what we provide you with on the day.
- All instruction.
- All Technical Climbing Gear
- All first aid and safety equipment.
- Photographs of the day provided for you at no extra cost! If the weather is good we will have a DSLR professional camera and maybe even a drone, so we can take photos and videos of your adventure and you can look back at the day for years to come. If the weather is less favourable we will bring a GoPro (as it is waterproof) so we will still be able to take photos for you.
From £150 per adult
January — December
- Aviemore and the Cairngorms
- Small Group (1-16)
- Outdoor Activities
Tour company information
Highland Outdoor Adventures
Looking for a fun and exciting adventure outdoor activity in the Highlands which will be a highlight of your holiday in Scotland? Or maybe you live here and want an outing on the rivers, lochs, sea, mountains or crags? Or perhaps you want to improve your skills, work to an assessment or take a qualification in paddling or climbing? Welcome to Highland Outdoor Adventures offering a range of climbing, walking and paddling options for individuals, groups and the whole family – including outings and courses for all levels (beginners through to experts).
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