Auto-Belay Rock Climbing

the auto-belay system makes climbing more efficient as only one instructor is needed to operate the wall – climbing is controlled by an automatic descender device which is operated from the ground

 

this is a simulated rock face offering a different experience to traditional climbing

what you need to know…

  • up to 12 participants per group
  • one group of 12 participants will require one hour to complete this activity
  • the minimum weight limit for this activity is 1.6 stone (22lbs/10kg)
  • the maximum weight limit for this activity is 23.6 stone (330lbs/150kg)
  • the minimum waist size for this activity is 40cm (16in)
  • the maximum waist size for this activity is 125cm (49in)

 

 

important points to note…

  • pre-booking is essential – BOOK NOW and we’ll make all the arrangements for you… we usually need seven days notice for instructor-led activity sessions
  • the tower area is lit so Auto-Belay Rock Climbing sessions can take place after dark
  • this activity can operate in most weather conditions – if it’s not safe to proceed your instructor will cancel the session – if this happens we can either reschedule your activity or offer you a full refund, whichever you prefer
  • all equipment is provided
  • participants should be wearing sensible footwear (no flip-flops, high heels or open-toed footwear), old outdoor activity clothing suitable for the weather conditions – shorts can be worn but not too short… no skirts or dresses!
  • this activity requires a qualified instructor – our instructors will have a site specific qualification for this activity – no other qualification is recognised for this activity
  • you must provide at least one adult to supervise each activity group – you remain responsible for the supervision and pastoral care of your group at all times
  • you must tell the instructor if any member of your group has any special needs or requirements relevant to this activity
  • you must complete your own risk assessment prior to taking part in this activity taking the age, experience and individual needs of your group in to consideration – copies of our risk assessments are available on request
  • adults taking part in this activity must complete an acceptance of risk form