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Esther is a George Fisher Ambassador for 2019 and we're very excited to bring you this great new opportunity to climb here in the Lake District.

Event Date: 30 March 2019 - 26 October 2019 Location: Keswick, Lake District

These events will be published individually on our Facebook Page BUT so that you can see them all in one place, to help with planning and deciding..

Esther Foster Climbs 2019 George Fisher Ambassador

BMC Ready to Rock with Esther

Ready to Rock courses are designed to help indoor climbers make their first moves onto rock by having a fun day out as well as covering the use of some key skills and equipment. To take advantage of what is on offer you will need to have been climbing indoors a few times already. You will need to be able to put on and adjust a harness, tie into the rope and belay a climbing partner. These courses are for people aged 18 or older.

KEY INFORMATION

What do they cover?

A variety of topics will be covered during the day as well as offering a fun taster to outdoor climbing. Topics may include:

Types of trad climbing equipment
Placing good protection
Building good belays
Using guidebooks
Seconding/top roping

Who are they for?

These courses are ideal for novice climbing club members, students, parents and individuals who may have had the odd taster of climbing outdoors and wish to gain key safety skills at an excellent price. They may also be a good precursor for people contemplating the Single Pitch Award training. You should already know how to put on a harness and belay.

Who will be the instructing?

The instructors for these courses will hold an MIA or MIC and be members of the AMI.

Cost
Courses cost only £40 per person.

Duration
The course will run from 10.00 am until 17.00 pm

Booking
Email the instructor running the course with the date and venue and they will arrange your booking - estherlfoster@gmail.com

Dates:
15/06/19
07/09/19

Mountain Training Rock Skills with Esther

Introduction - £75 

This 1 day Mountain Training course is your key to getting started! No previous experience of climbing is required. The content of the course is aimed at beginners, giving you knowledge about equipment use, locating crags and routes, staying safe at the crag, outdoor movement techniques and the fundamental skills to start your outdoor climbing journey.

Course meeting point: George Fisher shop & Café in Keswick

Course timings: 9am – 5pm

Travel logistics: I encourage people to car share or use public transport if possible, in order to make the course accessible and minimise our environmental impact. We will share cars to a local crag, there are good train links to Penrith, and buses in to Keswick. Please inform me when booking if you are planning on using public transport.

Minimum age: 12 (Note: under 18s must be accompanied by an adult)

My courses are always catered to the clients, relaxed, fun and involve as much climbing and learning as possible! Bespoke dates are available on request.

Further info is available at www.estherfoster.co.uk or email me at estherlfoster@gmail.com to book or ask any questions.

Dates:
26/10/19

Intermediate - £170

The main aims of this 2 day course are to learn how to be a safe belayer, how to second routes competently and how to belay a lead climber. You will develop your climbing movement skills and learn how to place protection and construct belays.

CLIMBING EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Completion of a Rock Skills Introduction course.

OR have logged 10 routes on walls or outdoor crags; and have logged 10 belays of a fellow climber.

Minimum age: 13 (Note: under 18s must be accompanied by an adult)

Course meeting point: George Fisher shop & Café in Keswick

Course timings: 9am – 5pm

Travel logistics: I encourage people to car share or use public transport if possible, in order to make the course accessible and minimise our environmental impact. We will share cars to a local crag, there are good train links to Penrith, and buses in to Keswick. Please inform me when booking if you are planning on using public transport.

My courses are always catered to the clients, relaxed, fun and involve as much climbing and learning as possible! Bespoke dates are available on request.

Please email me at estherlfoster@gmail.com to book or ask any questions.

Dates:
12/08/19
12/10/19

Learn to Lead Trad - £180

The Rock Skills Learn to Lead Trad Climbs course will provide you with the skills you need to participate in traditionally (trad) protected climbing, including an introduction to leading simple trad climbs. This course is also ideal if you are looking to improve your confidence or refresh your personal trad leading skills with the aim of helping you to become an independent climber.


CLIMBING EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

ESSENTIAL Have belayed on at least 20 occasions; AND Have seconded a minimum of 20 rock climbs at Very Difficult (VDiff) or above; OR Have led 20 sport climbs (indoors or outdoors).

DESIRABLE Completion of Rock Skills Intermediate and/or Rock Skills Learn to Lead Sport.

Course meeting point: George Fisher shop & Café in Keswick

Course timings: 9am – 5pm

Travel logistics: I encourage people to car share or use public transport if possible, in order to make the course accessible and minimise our environmental impact. We will share cars to a local crag, there are good train links to Penrith, and buses in to Keswick. Please inform me when booking if you are planning on using public transport.

Minimum age: 14 (Note: under 18s must be accompanied by an adult)

My courses are always catered to the clients, relaxed, fun and involve as much climbing and learning as possible! Bespoke dates are available on request.

Further info is available at www.estherfoster.co.uk or email me at estherlfoster@gmail.com to book or ask any questions.

Dates:
17/08/19

 

 

Esther Foster Climbs George Fisher BMC

15 February 2019 by George Fisher

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