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Multi Pitch Climbing Skills Course

If you are looking to progress into multi pitch venues then this course is designed to teach you all the appropriate skills needed - looking at rope organisation, stance management and safe descent this is an all inclusive course with lots of climbing.

Course Outline

Day 1:

You will be guided on a multi pitch climb to begin with, and here we will demonstrate the following:

  1. Runner placement and management
  2. Rope work (half vs single ropes)
  3. Belay stances and management
  4. Reducing twists at belays
  5. Protecting a second (traverse)
  6. Descent and personal abseiling ​

Day 2:

  1. Complete a multi pitch climb
  2. Climb routes 'in series' or independently
  3. Build your own belays
  4. Belay a second
  5. Manage your own stances
  6. Gain independence
  7. Discuss problem solving where appropriate

This course is non-residential

The price of this course is inclusive of:

  1. A qualified Mountaineering Instructor affiliated with AMI
  2. Local & intimate knowledge of the venues
  3. Technical equipment 
  4. Professional coaching & instruction

What to bring

Waterproof Jacket

Waterproof Trousers

Fleece Layer

Spare Warm Top

Hat & Gloves

Boots/Approach Shoes 

You will need your own rock shoes

30-40L Rucksack

Lunch & Snacks

1 litre water

Personal Medication


Equipment Provided:



Belay Plate

Nut Key

120cm Sling

We recommend having a harness for this course.

Please bring any climbing hardware or ropes you may have.

We recommend leading on your own rack of gear.


For those who are leading single pitch climbs or looking to develop their leading skills - we will work on runner placement and stance organisation to improve your rope work


We will send a full course itinerary on booking - please look out for our email.

Group discount available

£380 per person

Sat 27th - Sun 28th Aug
09:00 - 16:00 every day · 2 spaces left



Cancellation Policy


In the unlikely event we have to cancel, we will offer a full refund if an alternate date can't be offered.

We can also issue vouchers to be used on other events or sessions with us. 

If cancellation occurs within 30 days of the course or activity, we will retain 50% of the full price (your deposit).

If cancellation is within 14 days of the activity we will retain the full amount.

Winter course conditions: It may be necessary to change the outline of the courses to offer general mountaineering/mountain skills programmes with part refunds.


In the current COVID climate, here is our COVID stance and policy. 

Any booking that cannot go ahead due to Covid restrictions or national lockdowns will be given a full refund. 

In light of the successful vaccine roll out and easing of restrictions in England, we are not offering COVID refunds at this time. 

We take our health very seriously here at LDM, our instructors will wear face masks in close contact scenarios and we will regularly use hand sanitiser. Our instructors are double vaccinated and COVID aware, following all up to date information.

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Where we'll meet

The meeting location is decided on the day.

We like to use the Langdale or Borrowdale valleys, we will choose appropriate venues to maximise learning opportunities and this will be discussed during the booking stage. All meeting locations will be outlined the itinerary forms we send out.

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