Rock Climbing Courses | Whether you want to learn to climb indoors, start trad climbing outdoors or have a fun adventure multi-pitch climbing then Climb GB can help with a range of rock climbing courses for all abilities in Northumberland, Newcastle upon Tyne and Cumbria:

Learn to climb indoors:
Learn to climb indoors:
An introduction to climbing indoors, this course covers the essentials of climbing on an indoor wall including: putting on a harness, tying in, bottom rope belaying and basic climbing techniques. This is run as two 3 hour sessions at the NCC climbing wall in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Learn to climb indoors:£139.00
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Learn to lead indoors:
Learn to lead indoors:
Learn the skills necessary to transition from a competent bottom rope climber to leading routes indoors. Covers the essentials of lead climbing including: lead belaying, clipping quickdraws, resting and lower offs. Run as two 3 hour sessions at the NCC climbing wall in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Learn to lead indoors:£139.00
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Outdoor climbing taster (3 hour) session:
Outdoor climbing taster (3 hour) session:
A chance to give climbing a try at an outdoor crag, with lots of fun to be had and to learn some rock climbing basics. Suitable for people who have never climbed before or have previously climbed on climbing walls. This is a 3 hour session at East Woodburn Crag in Northumberland.
Outdoor climbing taster (3 hour) session:£109.00
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Outdoor climbing taster (6 hour) session:
Outdoor climbing taster (6 hour) session:
A chance to give climbing a try at an outdoor crag but a longer session length allows more climbing to be done, more content to be covered and even more fun to be had. This is a 6 hour session at East Woodburn Crag in Northumberland.
Outdoor climbing taster (6 hour) session:£139.00
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Learn to lead outdoors (1 day) course:
Learn to lead outdoors (1 day) course:
An introduction to leading outdoors, this course covers the essentials of climbing outdoors and trad climbing on crags including: crag and route selection, placing gear and setting up belays. This is a 6 hour session at East Woodburn Crag in Northumberland.
Learn to lead outdoors (1 day) course:£149.00
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Learn to lead outdoors (2 day) course:
Learn to lead outdoors (2 day) course:
As per the 1 day course, however being run over 2 days allows 2 different crags to be visited, additional techniques and a greater depth of content to be covered. This is run as two 6 hour sessions at Curtis Crag (day 1) and East Woodburn Crag (day 2) in Northumberland.
Learn to lead outdoors (2 day) course:£279.00
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Improvised rescue and problem solving:
Improvised rescue and problem solving:
Covering a wide range of improvised rescue skills including escaping from the system, assisted hoist, rescuing an unconscious casualty and full crag evacuation. This is run as a single 7-hour session at East Woodburn Crag in Northumberland and is suitable for experienced outdoor climbers.
Improvised rescue and problem solving:£189.00
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Multi-pitch climbing:
Multi-pitch climbing:
Essential skills for multi-pitch climbing involving stance management, building belays and abseil descents. This course will help you move from single pitch trad climbing in to multi-pitch with ease. You should already have some outdoor single pitch climbing experience for this 7-hour session at Castle Rock in the Lake District.
Multi-pitch climbing:£189.00
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Course dates
Course dates
Climbing courses are run on any date suitable for yourself (assuming the availability of Climb GB). Get in touch and let us know if you have a preferred date.
Equipment list
Equipment list
You can download an equipment list for the rock climbing courses showing what you will need to bring with you and what Climb GB will provide.
Testimonials
Testimonials
If you would like to see what previous Climb GB customers have thought of their courses here are a selection of reviews and testimonials.
Contact
Contact
If you would like any further information or would like to make a booking please use the contact page or email direct to info@climbgb.com

The Climb GB rock climbing courses are run in Northumberland, North East England and the Lake District in Cumbria, North West England but if you can't find the course you are looking for then please get in touch and we'll be happy to provide a bespoke course tailored to your individual needs.

The map below shows the venues in Northumberland and Cumbria that Climb GB uses for rock climbing courses (Orange markers) and easy to find meeting places (Blue markers). For sessions at East Woodburn and Curtis Crag we will meet at Ridsdale which is within easy travelling distance of Newcastle upon Tyne. For courses at Castle Rock we will meet at Rheged, near Penrith which is a short journey from Carlisle. However free pick up and drop off is also available from Hexham train station to help reduce the environmental impact of travel.

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