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Rock Outdoors

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Take Your Indoor Climbing Outdoors
From the seacliffs of Aberdour to the tranquil setting of Glen Lednock and beyond to Polney Crag, Ben A'an, Craigmore, The Whangie, we introduce you to the thrilling feeling of climbing on natural rock. 
Consolidate & Fine-Tune Your Technical Rock Skills.
Private Bookings

This day workshop is presented for outdoor rock climbers and is designed to promote and enhance personal technical skills inc.
- selecting suitable equipment for climbing
- the ABC's of rope work (creating effective Anchors, effective Belaying, Controlling your rope) 
- placing removable protection, 
- anticipating / managing problems,
- safe abseiling
- looking after our technical gear


There will be opportunity to include related climbing & 'looking after other climbers' issues.

Other Learning Outcomes will focus on the elements which participants may identify to help them build an assured confidence in setting-up and managing single-pitch rock climbing sessions.

Each participant will require their personal climbing gear for the day (a semi-static & a Single climb rope will be provided), food and drink & a fully charged phone.

Whilst The Hawcraig is predominantly tidal, the tides for the day provide at least 5 hours of no-water on a South facing crag which has good accessibility in terms of managing client safety.

Andy Cloquet is a practicing WMCI of over 30years experience in centres, schools & his own company. He is a former Training Officer in Scottish Mountain Rescue and as a freelancer he has worked for Mountaineering Scotland, Women's Trad festival and supported colleagues preparing for the MT assessments.

per person(10% Discount for Mountaineering Scotland members - Club and Individual)

Bookings direct with Andy Cloquet via his email - Andy's email
Cancellation of the course owing to inclement weather will activate a full refund.

Withdrawal by participants or non-attendance will incur a loss of the full fee.

Your booking confirmation will be followed by payment and joining instructions.

Please note that I reserve the right to change the venue dependent on weather conditions.

Want the bigger mountains? How about one of these routes?
The Cobbler: Centre Peak, Nimlin's Route Direct, Naithsmith's Route
Glencoe: Curved Ridge, Broad Buttress, Great Gully Buttress, The Aonach Eagach & B-F Buttress
Ardgour: Pinnacle Ridge
Ben Nevis: Ledge Route, Tower Ridge and Carn Mor Dearg Arete - much frequented favourites
The Cairngorms: Afterthought Arete
Torridon: Traverse Liathach via The Fasarinen Pinnacles, Beinn Allligin with The Horns
Applecross: Beinn Bhan via 'The Nose' on A'Choich
Coigach: Stac Pollaidh and Suilven
On Skye: Throughout The Black Cuillin: 
Arran: A'Chir Ridge

1:1 = £260
1:2 = £280 (£140 per person booking together)
This includes hire of helmet and harness and excludes travel and accommodation. 
These events are best run with two or three participants.

How about a trip to the superb Sandstone of Northumberland or The Lake District?
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Special Adventures: 
Fife: The Chain Walk 
East Lothian: The hidden beaches of Tantallon Castle with Seacliff Harbour in the Geghan


Private bookings: either events @ £140 per person or £300 for group of 4

For all events:
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