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Courses at alien rock

We run a variety of courses at alien rock as detailed below. During the current covid-19 pandemic it is always worth giving us a call by phone to check on the current situation.

taster sessions

If you have never been climbing before but fancy having a go, then why not try a taster session? Our qualified instructor will get you and a friend introduced to the fun of climbing straightaway. The one hour session will let you experience the thrill of indoor climbing. This session is suitable for adults and children 5 years old or over. All gear and entry to the wall is included.

taster session price £32

adult beginners courses

If you would like to learn all the skills required to climb indoors, we can teach you everything you need to know to start your new exciting climbing career.

The 2.5 hours beginners course covers the following:

The course will teach you everything you require to use alien rock with confidence as a member.

Ratio 1 instructor to 6 people maximum.

You must be at least 16 years old to attend this course.

beginners course price £52.50 per person

Courses must be booked in advance by telephone on 0131 552 7211

improvers course

Reached a plateau in your climbing? Relying on your strength instead of your skill?
Faffing when you should be "flagging"? We can help!

You will learn many useful techniques that will aid you in your climbing. Whether it is a slab, vertical or overhanging, we will work with you to get the most out of your climbing.

This course is bookable as a 1 or 2 hour course depending on requirements.

alien rock improvers course pricing

Cost for the course is £38 per hour on a 1:1 client - instructor ratio.
Cost for the course is £48 per hour on a 2:1 client - instructor ratio.
Cost for the course is £58 per hour on a 3:1 client - instructor ratio.
Cost for the course is £68 per hour on a 4:1 client - instructor ratio.

Courses must be booked in advance by telephone on 0131 552 7211

leading course

How do you get the rope to the top of the climb to start with ?

If you want to learn how to progress from "top-roping" routes to "lead" climbing then this course will teach you to how it is done with confidence.

The course will cover more advanced rope techniques, belaying a climber "on the lead", all about gear used and the skills required to lead in an indoor environment!

Experience the adrenaline of being "on the sharp end" of the rope!

This course is a 3 hour course and requires a minimum of 2 participants.

Cost for the course is £100 on a 2:1 client - instructor ratio.
Cost for the course is £150 on a 3:1 client - instructor ratio.
Cost for the course is £200 on a 4:1 client - instructor ratio.

All courses are run at alien one.

Courses must be booked in advance by telephone on 0131 552 7211

parents belaying course

A course designed around those parents who like to keep their feet on the ground and would still like to be fully involved in supervising their kids while they enjoy the thrill of climbing indoors.

For the purpose of this course each adult attending should bring along up to 2 children.

During this time you will cover the following :

Each course lasts two hours.

parents course price £50 per parent

Courses must be booked in advance by telephone on 0131 552 7211

 

alien rock, 8 Pier Place, Edinburgh, EH6 4LP
vat registration number 634 842 921
For all bookings telephone 0131 552 7211, enquiries email us at aliens@alienrock.co.uk

 

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