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SESSIONS

Join us for a 1 hour taster session where you’ll get the full Climbing experience with all the basics taken care of for you. Enjoy warm up games, bouldering, rope climbing and auto belays. We also run dedicated Mini Mountaineer sessions for 3 & 4 year olds.

 

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Junior Only Taster Session

£13.10 Per Person

Junior Only Taster Session

A 1 hour supervised taster session
Ages 5-17
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Adult Only Taster Session

£16.50 Per Person

Adult Only Taster Session

A 1 hour supervised taster session
Ages 18+
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Taster Session For All*

£14.50 Per Peson

Taster Session For All*

A 1 hour supervised taster session
Ages 5+*
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Mini Mountaineers

£7.90 Per Person

Mini Mountaineers

A 1 hour supervised session

Ages 3 & 4
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Taster & Mini Mountaineers Session Plan

Section Time spent Activity
Welcome & Introduction   Welcome, registration (please check all disclaimers are completed in full)

  • Toilet check
  • Group taken to safe space in climbing area
  • All participants to empty pockets and ensure there is no jewellery being worn & clothing and footwear is appropriate
  • Medical issues/injury check
Safety Brief 5 minutes Safety briefing (awareness of safety rules and hazards, appropriate dress and behaviour)BMC participation statement read to all participants
Warm up 5 minutes Instructor’s warm up completed
Boulder/Traverse Games 10 minutes Introduce the groups to some easy climbing and/or games
Harness/Kit Up 5 minutes Group shown how to put on a sit or full-body harnessHarnesses are double check to ensure they fit correctly and all loose ends tucked away
Roped/Auto Belay Climbing 25 minutes  
Debrief/Change 5 minutes Kit is removed and debrief is given. Warm down starts.

The session plan above is meant as a guide only and may vary during your session.