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Rock Climbing Courses: 2004/5 Programme

SPA Award (climbing instructor)

Introduction to Rock Climbing (Dartmoor | Cornwall | Southern Sandstone)

Introduction to Lead Climbing (Dartmoor | Cornwall | Southern Sandstone)

Advanced Coaching

Spanish Climbing

All of these courses will be run in association with Spirit of Adventure.

 


Climbing instructor qualifications

The following courses are run by Spirit of Adventure from their base near Princetown, Dartmoor.

 

Single Pitch Award (Training)

Experience Required Before attending the course you must register with the MLTB, have a minimum of twelve months rock climbing, and be at least aged eighteen.

Cost Course only 90 | Insurance 12 (accomodation not included)

Dartmoor 2005
Mar 26–27 (ref. SPAT051)
Apr 9–10 (ref. SPAT052)
Apr 23–24 (ref. SPAT053)
Aug 13–14 (ref. SPAT054)
Oct 1–2 (ref. SPAT055)
Nov 19–20 (ref. SPAT056)

Further details on the SPA scheme

Additional dates can be arranged subject to demand.

Contact Spirit of Adventure about this Course


Single Pitch Award (Assessement)

Experience Required Before attending the assessement you must first complete the training course.

Cost Course only 90 | Insurance 12 (accomodation not included)

Dartmoor 2005
Apr 2–3 (ref. SPAA051)
Apr 30–May 1 (ref. SPAA052)
Oct 8–9 (ref. SPAA053)
Oct 29–30 (ref. SPAA054)

Further details on the SPA scheme

Additional dates can be arranged subject to demand.

Contact Spirit of Adventure about this Course


Introduction to Rock Climbing

(2 or 3 days) participants will learn the basic skills of moving over rock, rope management, belaying and equipment selection. Plenty of time is spent climbing, to build on the initial skills learnt. We run courses on Dartmoor, Cornwall and Southern Sandstone.

Instructor to climber ratio 1:4

Experience required None

Cost 2 day course 119 | 3 day course 160 | Insurance 12 (accomodation not included)

Cornwall 2005
May 14–15 CRC0512
May 14–16 CRC0513
Jun 25–26 CRC0522
Jun 25–27 CRC0523
Jul 23–24 CRC0532
Jul 23–25 CRC0533
Sep 3–4 CRC0542
Sep 3–5 CRC0543

Dartmoor 2005
May 21–22 DRC0512
May 21–23 DRC0513
Jul 2–3 DRC0522
Jul 2–4 DRC0523
Aug 6–7 DRC0532
Aug 6–8 DRC0533
Sep 10–11 DRC0542
Sep 10–12 DRC0543

Southern Sandstone 2005
May 16–17 PRC051
May 16–17 PRC051
May 16–18 PRC051
Jun 18–19 PRC052
Jun 18–20 PRC052
Jul 16–17 PRC053
Jul 16–18 PRC053
Aug 20–21 PRC054
Aug 20–22PRC054

Guaranteed to run with 3 people.

Contact Spirit of Adventure about this Course


Intermediate Climbing

This course is aimed at those who are happy with the basics of climbing but not quite confident enough to go onto Lead Climbing.

Instructor to Climber ratio 1:3

Experience Required Be able to second at severe grade or have attended our Introduction to Climbing Course. Guaranteed to run with 2 people.

Cost 2 day course 179 | 3 day course 249 | Insurance 12 (accomodation not included)

Dartmoor 2005
May 7–8 (ref. CC0512)
May 7–9 (ref. CC0513)
Jul 9–10 (ref. CC0522)
Jul 9–11 (ref. CC0523)

Cornwall 2005
Jul 23–24 (ref. CCO532)
Jul 23–25 (ref. CC0533)
Sep 3–4 (ref. CC0542)
Sep 3–5 (ref. CC0543)


Introduction to Lead Climbing

(2 or 3 days).This course covers the skills necessary for safe lead climbing, use of protection, basic self rescue, choice of routes, rope techniques and skills. You should leave with a confident understanding of lead climbing. An excellent follow up to our Introduction to Climbing course. These courses are run over a weekend with an additional but optional day on Monday when you will have the opportunity to lead some classic climbs under the watchful eye of an experienced instructor.

Instructor to Climber ratio 1:2

Experience required A sound knowledge of seconding.

Cost Course only 2 days 179 | Course only 3 days 249 | Insurance 12 (accomodation not included)

Dartmoor 2005
Jun 4–5 (ref. LC0512)
Jun 4–6 (ref. LC0513)
Jul 30–31 (ref. LC0522)
Jul 30–Aug 1 (ref. LC0523)

Cornwall
Jun 11–12 (ref. LC0532)
Jun 11–13 (ref. LC0533)
Sep 17–18 (ref. LC0542)
Sep 17–19 (ref. LC0543)

Guaranteed to run with 2 people.

Optional extra day.

Contact Spirit of Adventure about this Course


Performance Coaching

Dave Henderson will tailor a course to meet your specific needs. During the course we will work out a training programme for you that focuses on both the mental and physical difficulties of climbing.

Coach to Climber ratio 1:2

Experience required You will need to already be an experienced lead climber.

Cost £150 per day

Dates Contact dave to arrange dates.


Rock Climbing in Spain

Please view further details

Experience Required Second at V.Diff to Extreme Leader

Includes : 6 days Climbing | Accommodation / meals (Flights not included)

Costs Land only 520 | Insurance 30

2005

Feb 27–Mar 6 (ref. SCE051)
Apr 3–10 (ref. SCE052)
May 15–22 (ref. SCE053)
Jun 5–12 (ref. SCE054)
Jul 3–10 (ref. SCE055)
Sep 11–18 (ref. SCE056)
Oct 2–9 (ref. SCE057)

Guaranteed to run with 3 people

 

Contact Spirit of Adventure about this Course


Please Contact Spirit of Adventure if you would like further details or to book any of the courses above. If you require more advice on courses please get in touch with javu.co.uk

Also note that if you see a course that appeals to you but the dates don't, we may still be able to sort something out for you.

Spirit of Adventure is a friendly small business based at the Powder Mills, near Princetown on Dartmoor. They provide a range of courses in the UK or abroad, and can accommodate most requirements. They specialise in adventure holidays all around the world.


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