The spectacular limestone crags of the Yorkshire Dales are the perfect place for climbers of all ages and abilities to develop their skills and enjoy an unforgettable experience.
Whether you are a group, a family or an individual, we can provide the excitement and vertical challenge of rock climbing and abseiling to suit all levels from “first timer” to “seasoned campaigner”. The spectacular limestone cliffs of the Yorkshire Dales make for superb venues while in the event of bad weather we can move to a nearby purpose-built climbing wall.
All activities are closely supervised by our expert instructors and specialist equipment is provided as required, allowing you to enjoy the challenge and vertical adventure of climbing and abseiling safe in the knowledge that you are in good hands. Groups are kept small to maximise safety and enjoyment. We can offer short or longer sessions to fit your needs.
Your climbing and/or abseiling experience will either begin at our premises near Settle, or at the parking location for the crags being visited. In both cases, you will be met and briefed by your highly experienced instructor, and then kitted out in the required equipment before walking in to the crag(s) for your climb.
In the event of bad weather we can move to a nearby purpose-built climbing wall, or our very own indoor climbing wall at the Yorkshire Dales Guides outdoor activity centre.
A kit list of what to bring will be sent out to all participants ahead of the climbing session, which normally includes the usual clothing and footwear you would wear for a day out walking in the hills, and some snacks/a drink.
For your climbing session, you will be kitted out in:
Climbing harness & belay device
Rock shoes – not provided for ‘open’ sessions. Must be booked in advance, and subject to availability
For both the climbing and abseiling, all participants will be protected by a safety rope, so there’s really nothing to worry about! 😊
All participants will be required to complete a medical form prior to the climbing session.
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