GET INTO CLIMBING

Get into Climbing

 

Here at The Climbing Depot we cater for all ages and fitness levels.
We have an expert team of friendly instructors who can get you started in under an hour with one of our inductions, or, can help you progress through the climbing grades on one of our coaching courses!

Inductions


Induction sessions are available to all new climbers, ensuring you start climbing in a safe and controlled manner.
Our instructors will take you through all of the basics, helping you gain the confidence and skills to climb independently at the Depot.
Sessions run for 1 hour, and you can stay to climb for as long as you want afterwards.

Inductions (Tasters)
(MAX 6)
  1hr 1.5hr 2hr
First Person £30 £45 £60
Each Additional Person £10 £15 £20

These sessions need to be booked in advance - so please give us a call if you would like to take part.

We also have group inductions available and beginner classes (link to beginners).

If you can make the times, then these are the easiest and cheapest way to get start climbing at the Big Depot.

Coaching Courses

 

Intro to Climbing

Do you wanted to try rock climbing?

Here at the Depot we have an expert team of friendly instructors who can get you started in under an hour with one of our Intro to Climb classes.
This class is the perfect way to experience roped climbing, learn how to use our Auto Belays and get you signed off to use the bouldering areas unsupervised.

Our instructors will take you through all the basics so that you can gain the confidence and skills to use the Depot independently.

Classes run on Tuesday and Thursday at 6pm and cost just £15 per person.

Book in advance now


Adult Beginners

To climb at the Big Depot unsupervised, you need to learn the ropes.

This beginners’ class will teach you everything you need to know to climb safely and give you valuable coaching to get you climbing efficiently.
Topics covered:

  • Centre safety
  • Harness and knots
  • Belaying
  • Falling
  • Buddy checks
  • Supervising


At the Big Depot, we allow you to manage your own learning, giving you the opportunity to come to as many classes as you like and whichever classes suit your timetable.

On average people complete the process and are signed off in three classes.

Each class costs £30 and includes all equipment.
Once signed off you will also receive a 12-month membership for all Depot centres.


Learn to Lead

Looking to push yourself?
Open a whole new world of climbing and let our professional instructors teach you how to lead climb safely and efficiently.
Topics covered:

  • Clipping
  • Belaying
  • Falling
  • Climbing technique
  • Dangers and how to prevent accidents
  • New equipment use

At the Big Depot, we allow you to manage your own learning, giving you the opportunity to come to as many classes as you like and whichever classes suit your timetable.
On average people complete the process and are signed off in three classes.
Each class costs £30 and includes all equipment.
Minimum requirement of 6 months top rope climbing and ability to climb grade 5.
 

 

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