Never done outdoor climbing before? Book a session with Eddy Young for one of the best introductory courses for outdoor climbing. Qualified for over 2 decades and running Dorset climbing courses since 2006, by the end of the course you’ll have enough climbing knowledge and techniques that you should be ready for some more challenging routes. You’ll know about the different equipment required for outdoor climbing, how to tie climbing knots correctly, how to belay and communication skills when required during a climb. This course could be a great day out with family and friends or a good gift for someone you know who loves an adventure!

Youngs Adventure Solutions, founded by Eddy Young whose passion for climbing began when he was just 10 years of age and has continued his love for outdoor rock climbing. Eddy offers a range of courses, these include; Introductory Course to outdoor climbing, Indoor to outdoor climbing, Learn to sport climb in portland, Private climbing courses, Seacliff Self-Rescue Advanced, Performance climbing coaching, and Dorset BMC Outdoor Trad Youth Course. Check out our website to see more details on all courses and available dates.

Climbing tips and equipment

Make sure you have the correct gear with you for your climb; rucksack, water, a warm jacket, hat, waterproof clothing, food, helmet, harness, and climbing shoes. Some items are provided but best to bring equipment with you just in case.

Some key information you must make sure you follow for a safe climbing experience:

  • You must be alert and aware of other climbers around you so as not to cause any problems for others or yourself.
  • You must make sure you have the correct equipment.
  • Safety check all of your ropes, belay device and harness before you begin your climb.
  • Do not push yourself past your own limits. Stay within your comfort zone and stick to what you know.

If your child would like to get into outdoor climbing or is experienced in leading indoor climbs, book a session with our fully qualified instructors. We can provide training for children from 8 years old. They will be sure to have a great taster to climbing outside and cover more such as:

  • Types of trad climbing equipment 
  • Good protection placement
  • Making good belays 
  • Differences between the crag and wall
  • Leading an seconding issues 

Press here for our booking page where you can book a session with Eddy! 

Available dates: 11th August 2024/7th August 2024

Book with us today!