If you're looking for the highest quality rock climbing instruction, look no further than Moelwyn Mountaineering! With years of experience to his name, Alex from Moelwyn Mountaineering offers comprehensive instruction, from learn to lead, to multi-pitch skills, self-rescue and big wall skills. Climb with Moelwyn Mountaineering and find the confidence to take your climbing to the next level.
Common skills courses that we offer.
Intro to Outdoor Climbing
Our intro courses cover all the skills needed to competently second/follow traditional rock climbs. We look at tying in, belaying, building belays, placing and removing gear and much more.
Learn to Lead Trad
A minimum of two days learning about how to place gear, build belays and safely climb traditional rock climbs. We often run five day courses which are great for consolidating experience and moving on to more advanced techniques and more challenging climbs.
Learn to Lead Sport
Perfect for indoor climbers looking to take the leap and move outdoors. We usually run these courses over one or two days, perfect for building confidence in climbing independently outdoors.
Aimed at single pitch trad leaders who would like to move onto longer and more adventurous routes. On these courses we look at stance management, multipitch abseiling, avoiding tangles and much more.
Do you know what to do when it all goes wrong? Join us for a day or two of playing with ropes to gain confidence in the case of an emergency. Escaping the system, hoisting/hauling, abseiling past a knot and rescuing an injured casualty are all elements we usually cover.
A course aimed at boosting your existing trad skills to equip you to tackle bigwalls like El Cap. We will normally aim to cover; aid climbing, jumaring, hauling and all the bigwall logistics and tactics needed to climb big rocks.