Multi-Pitch Climbing course in Snowdonia


Learn the Best Multi-Pitch Climbing Techniques in Snowdonia

Are you ready for an exhilarating and challenging climbing experience? Our multi-pitch climbing course in Snowdonia is the perfect way to take your climbing skills to the next level. Learn all about technique, equipment use, planning a route, and more with our experienced guides.

On this Multi pitch climbing course we will cover

  • Guidebook use.
  • Gear placement
  • Belaying from above and below.
  • Multi pitch stance management.
  • Retreating from a climb.
  • Improvised rescue.

Prepare - Research the Conditions & Gather Gear

Before embarking on your multi-pitch climb, it is always important to do your research and plan accordingly. Get informed about the weather conditions in Snowdonia and plan your route accordingly. Additionally, make sure you have all the necessary items of gear with you for the climb – such as a backpack, climbing shoes, chalk bag, belay device, carabiners and other safety equipment. Safety should be at the forefront of any day’s multi-pitch climbing plans.

Know Your Knots & Anchor Points.

Understanding knots and other basic techniques such as building anchors, abseiling, setting up belay systems and belaying your second are key skills needed for any successful multi-pitch climb. Knowing these techniques gives you more control over the situation, so if a challenging situation arises during the climb you know how to handle it safely. Safety is our top priority during our multi-pitch climbing course, so these knot and anchor activities will be part of each day’s plan.

Improve Your Belay Setup

During the course, we'll focus on refining your belay technique to ensure maximum safety. Participants will have the chance to practice and perfect their belay systems with a variety of different knots and anchor points. Additionally, you'll learn how to create a secure and efficient system with multiple key components like daisy chains, locking carabiners, and double-loops. By the end of the course, you'll have mastered your multi-pitch climbing technique!

Advanced Lead Climbing Tactics

We’ll also cover advanced lead climbing tactics, such as route-setting, communication strategies and efficient use of cams and nuts for building a secure anchor system. Learning how to identify difficult terrain and discuss the most suitable option for climbing or abseiling is key when climbing multi-pitch routes. By attending this multi-pitch climbing course in Snowdonia, you'll gain essential skills and knowledge that will allow you to become a safer and more confident climber.

Master Abseiling and Safety Techniques

During the course, you'll get the chance to master abseiling and safety techniques. You'll learn how to handle your rope and safely rappel down a multi-pitch route. Additionally, we'll cover self-rescue techniques you can use when encountering difficult sections of the face or unexpected problems. By understanding better why and how these techniques are used, you will be able to increase your confidence while climbing.


LLanberis. Snowdonia, North Wales.


1 or 2 days.

  • £90.00 pp day

Experience Required:

Should be able to comfortably lead VD graded climbs.

Age Limit:

18+ (unless parent/guardian present then min approx 13 yrs).

Online Booking Form:

Booking Form (size: 186 kB)

Medical Form (size: 103 kB)


Multi-Pitch Climbing course in Snowdonia

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