ClimbingQTs Introduction to Climbing Outdoors

ClimbingQTs Introduction to Climbing Outdoors
Alkaen AUD 50,00 AUD
  • Kesto: 8 Tunnit (noin)
  • Paikka: Blackheath, New South Wales
  • Tuotekoodi: CQTs Intro

Moving on vertical rock is all about balance, concentration and control.  Age, strength and fitness are no barriers to enjoying the physical and personal rewards of climbing so come along and get started! 

We will tailor the difficulty of the climbs to your needs, ranging from beginner to more challenging routes.  You will also have a chance to try different styles of climbing and receive handy tips from our quality instructors through the day.

Learn the basics of: 

  • Cliff edge safety 
  • Safe belaying 
  • Simple knots 
  • Moving efficiently over rock 
  • Optimal body position 
  • The art of footwork 
  • Getting the most out of different types of holds 
  • Finding creative stances to rest while climbing 

You will also touch on: 

  • Common climbing terminology 
  • Understanding the differences between the most popular forms of climbing (bouldering, sport, trad, etc)
  • Reading and understanding guide books and route descriptions 

Key facts:

  • 1 day
  • Personal attention (max 6 participants per instructor) 
  • Minimum 4 participants
  • All required equipment provided including ropes, helmet, harness, climbing shoes, belay devices, carabiners and other hardware. 
  • Meet at 8.30am in Blackheath, Blue Mountains
  • Includes a delicious Coffee to help get you started
  • We choose the location of our climbing days based on the weather and other conditions.  Some of our sites include Mt. York, Mt. Piddington, Zig Zag and Narrow Neck.
  • Lunch is included: Menu here

All of our courses cover: 

  • Key principles of cliff edge safety 
  • Development of climbing technique 
  • Climbing ethics  
  • Caring for the cliff environment  



What you need: 

  • Clothes suitable for the weather (minimise cotton)
  • Pack to carry stuff to the crag 
  • Water and snacks for the day (minimum 1.5L)
  • Lunch
  • Transport to the crag. Locations vary, but most courses are within a 20 minute drive from Blackheath, Blue Mountains. Transport options are available on request

* Let us know at booking if any of these are going to be a problem and we can sort you out for the trip!