E-mail: info@atne.co.uk ▪ Tel: 07713 25 46 49

info@atne.co.uk ▪ 07713 25 46 49 ▪

Learning to Lead Rock Climbing Courses

Upcoming Dates

There are no dates set at present. Why not contact us to arrange one.

Start 'Trad' climbing on the stunning crags of the UK under the watchful eye of a highly experienced climber, Mountaineering Instructor and climbing coach. Work toward becoming an independent 'lead' climber who can place good runners and build safe belays.

ATNE have two off-the-peg options; a 2 day or a 5 day package. These are generally based in Northumberland, Yorkshire or the Lake District

The FIVE day package should take you from beginner to an independent outdoor climber.

The TWO day package assumes that the basics are in place, that you have climbed both inside and outdoors, and that you have seconded some routes.

ATNE's experienced outdoor climbing instructors will cover:

  • - Basic rope work
  • - Belaying technique
  • - Placement and removal of equipment
  • - The use of guidebooks
  • - Movement coaching
  • - Single and multi-pitch climbing
  • - Building belays
  • - Equalising anchors
  • - Linking anchors
  • - Locking off the belay plate
  • - Safer abseiling
  • - Safe descent from crags
  • - Leading routes

What is included:

  • - Daily instruction - 5 hours per day
  • - Transport to the crag from Newcastle upon Tyne
  • - All climbing equipment
  • - Lots of climbing!

What you will need:

  • - Energy and enthusiasm
  • - Packed lunch and drinks

  • Ratio: 1: 2 max.
  • Costs: FIVE day course - £775pp Dates on application
  • Costs: TWO day course - £345pp Dates on application

Accommodation is not included in the cost of this course

Contact Us

Contact Jon Chamberlain:
Tel: 07713 254649
E-mail: info@atne.co.uk
or use our contact form.

All, Climbing Instructors, Outdoor Professionals, Climbers, Schools, Youth Organisations, Youth Clubs, Families, Friends Outdoor Climbing, Trad routes, Belays, Anchors, Bottom roping, Top roping, Leading, Abseil, Rescues, Route selection, Guidebooks Lake District, Yorkshire, Peak District, Northumberland

Jon suggested a Learn to Lead course in Spain. He was the perfect host, guide, instructor and great company. After 3 days Kevin and I were confident climbing F4+ 30m routes, Kevin confident leading climbs. Jon had given us the bug, and again left us thinking 'What can we do next?'

Catherine Lightfoot - Climber, County Durham

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