Wanting to learn the ropes to be able to climb unsupervised at Summit Up? Then look no further. On this session our experienced instructors will aim to give you all the skills needed to start your very own climbing journey.
£45.00 per person (minimum of two people)
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1x 2 hour session
Novice Climbers and above
Must include at least one adult (18+). Any children must be 5 or above.
Our roped climbing induction is designed for anyone who would like to learn all the skills to be able to climb safely in the roped climbing, auto belay and also bouldering areas of Summit Up.
The session is suitable for anyone age 5 and up but as the focus is teaching the adults the required skills, there is a maximum of two children for each participating adult.
On this session the instructor will aim to teach you everything required to become an independent climber at the centre.
This includes safe use of the bouldering area, fitting a harness, attaching the rope, belaying and how to use the auto belays.
Should you master the necessary skills you will be allowed to continue to climb after the session at no additional cost, starting your own journey as an independent climber!
All hire equipment is included in the cost.
You can pay to secure your booking over the phone
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Roped climbing inductions are suitable for anyone looking to learn the skills to become a competent, independent climber and be able to roped climb unsupervised at Summit Up.
At least one member of the booking must be an adult (18+) and any children booked on the sessions must be a minimum of 5 years old. Maximum of two children for each participating adult.
During the session your friendly, experienced instructor will cover the skills required to climb unsupervised at the centre. This includes safe use of the bouldering area, fitting a harness, attaching the rope with a suitable knot, how to belay (safeguard) a climber and use of the auto belays.
Should you demonstrate that you have learned these skills to a suitable level you can stay after the session and continue to climb unsupervised at no additional cost.
Also included is use of all hire equipment during the session.
Whilst climbing inductions are available daily, as capacity is limited pre-booking is essential.
During busy periods such as weekends and school holidays we would recommend booking further ahead.
To book please call the centre on 0161 820 8750
Please wear comfortable clothing and trainers. Climbing shoes can be provided on your session as required.
Open toed shoes, flip flops, boots, crocs or heels are not permitted in the climbing arena.
Long hair must be tied back and all loose jewellery, hats or hooded tops must be removed prior to climbing for safety reasons.
All necessary equipment is provided by us and there are no additional hire fees for this.
However if you are coming to this roped climbing induction having done some bouldering and owning your own climbing shoes or chalk bag feel free to bring them along.
Yes, we have small lockers available by our reception that are free to use. They are big enough for a coat or a small bag.
As loose jewellery can't be worn whilst climbing we would recommend leaving it at home. Alternatively it can be left in these lockers at your own risk.
We have ample seating where spectators can watch the action and have a brew.
However please be aware that for safety reasons spectators may not be able to follow participants into the climbing areas.
To learn the skills required to become competent it is necessary that there is one person climbing whilst the other is learning to safeguard them. This is why we need a minimum of two people on the session.
The second person can either be an adult also learning the skills or a child just wanting to climb lots whilst the adult learns the ropes!
Should you still struggle to find another person for your session let us know and we'll see if we can find someone else in the same boat.