Our Beginners Course offers new climbers the perfect introduction to indoor climbing. During this 6 hour course you will learn about:
the basics of movement: footwork, balance, body position, efficiency
rope handling and essential knots
harnesses and how to fit them
how to set up a belay system and ground anchor
basic climbing equipment
As well as equipping you with fundamental skills, the course is designed to build confidence and give you the opportunity to draw on the extensive knowledge of one of our experienced instructors.
The course is split into 3 sessions of 2 hours. Please note that the course takes place over consecutive weeks. Please select the date of your first session from the list on the right.
The age limit for participants is 14 years old. Anyone under 18 should contact the centre for specific paperwork that needs to be signed by a parent or guardian.
No complaints whatsoever. Covered everything necessary and I feel very comfortable coming back without supervision. Friendly staff willing to help in any/every way possible.
22nd September 2015
All awesome!! Thanks guys
11th September 2015
10th September 2015
A pretty dense in information but very useful and educational training I loved to attend to build my confidence in climbing technics
24th August 2015
Rachel was awesome, really knowledgeable, really helpful, really straight talking. Learnt loads.
The place was REALLY busy, but there's not much you guys can do about though.
21st August 2015
20th August 2015
Excellent instruction and really friendly environment to learn. I will certainly be back to Mile End, thank you very much
17th August 2015
Was really good, had a great time! Teacher was excellent! Was really great group, especially being all girls, and the facilities were really challenging!!
7th August 2015
Course was really good fun whilst also being appropriately challenging. Andy was a really good instructor, patient and encouraging. It would have been useful to spend a bit more time on climbing technique, but all in all this was a great introduction to climbing.
28th July 2015
28th July 2015