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Christmas Taster Sessions

The National Indoor Climbing Awards Scheme (NICAS) is a UK-wide scheme and is a great starting point for young climbers wishing to take up mountaineering and climbing.

Before joining a NICAS course all climbers will need to complete a NICAS taster session. Book your NICAS taster session over the Christmas Holidays to start in January 2023.

New NICAS dates for 2023

The new NICAS term starts in January.
We will be running more weekly sessions on the following days:

Monday 6-8pm
Thursday 6-8pm
Friday 6-8pm
Saturday 9:30-11:30am
Saturday 12-2pm(Level 3)
Saturday 2-4pm (Level 4)
Saturday 4-6pm(Level 1 and 2)

Xmas Taster Sessions

In order to join the NICAS courses your child must first attend a NICAS Taster Session.

We are running these over the Christmas holidays on the dates below. All of the sessions run from 10-11:30am and cost £15. Minimum age is 8 years.

Tuesday 27/12/22
Wednesday 28/12/22
Thursday 29/12/22
Friday 30/12/22
Tuesday 03/01/22
Thursday 05/01/22

Book now

To book your NICAS Taster Session call us on 0161 820 8750

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Head torches and glow sticks at the ready!

Join us for our first ever LIGHTS OUT night on 16th November 2022 from 6pm on roped climbing, bouldering and Clip 'n Climb.


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Climbing offers physical, mental and social benefits for children and young people. If you are thinking of taking your child climbing, there are many reasons why this is one of the best sports you can choose.

From increasing strength, endurance and flexibility to building confident and self esteem, climbing can benefit your child in many ways. 

Here are our top 5 benefits