Scale new heights with Via Outdoors

Affordable guided rock climbing adventures in Snowdonia

Available on every one of our easy, affordable outdoor trips, these courses are delivered by one of our fully qualified instructors and are designed to give you the skills and confidence to take to the crags independently.

Real Rock Intro

For your first steps into climbing or taking your indoor skills outdoors

Introducing you to the basics of climbing outdoors,  we aim for you to be a competent and safe "second" by the end of the weekend:

  • Guidebooks, route choice and route finding

  • Harnesses, helmets and essential equipment

  • Simple rope skills including tying in and joining anchors

  • Belaying, abseiling and safe descents

  • Trad climbing protection

  • Movement skills coaching

  • 2 day course, run during any Via Outdoors trip. Simply select this course when you book​ to confirm your place

  • Led by one of our expert instructors (1:2 ratio)

  • No previous experience needed

  • All equipment is included, but feel free to bring your own if you have any​​

  • WAS £180pp, NOW £150pp introductory offer for Via Outdoors customers!

 

 

More info: contact us, FAQs or T&Cs

 

Learn to Lead

Progress to safely leading your climbing journeys

Learn to place traditional gear and take your first leads on real rock. Become a self-sufficient climber with Via Outdoors:

  • A recap of the Real Rock Intro skills

  • Types of protection, placement and trust

  • Building anchors and rope management

  • Belaying methods and fall factors

  • Problem avoidance and management

  • Coaching lead climbing

  • 2 day course, run during any Via Outdoors trip. Simply select this course when you book​ to confirm your place

  • Led by one of our expert instructors (1:2 ratio)

  • Previous seconding and belaying experience required, for example our Real Rock Intro

  • All equipment is included, but feel free to bring your own if you have any​​

  • WAS £180pp, NOW £150pp introductory offer for Via Outdoors customers!

 

 

More info: contact us, FAQs or T&Cs

 

Private Guiding

A bespoke adventure, whatever your climbing goals

Our expert instructors will ​tailor your time with us to help you ensure you achieve your goals. 

Whether there are skills you want to learn and refresh, styles of climbing you want to try, or you're pushing a new grade, Via Outdoors is here to help.

  • Select this option when you book​ to confirm your place, and one of our instructors will be in touch to arrange your time with us

  • Led by one of our expert instructors 

  • All equipment is included, but feel free to bring your own if you have any​​ 

  • £150pp per day

 

 

More info: contact us, FAQs or T&Cs