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Access to Rock Climbing in the Wye Valley

The Wye Valley's easy access being close to motorway links, makes it a convenient location. With direct inroads from the M4 its the closest climbing to London with many crags minutes from the road. A practical place for a 'day' project - find a climb within your grade (from numerous interesting and exciting climbs, including many stared routes of the highest quality), to extend your grade.  You might find there's so much to choose from, it's worth moving to the area and spending a few years getting to know it!!

 

Rock Climbing in the Wye Valley

Wintour's Leap is an especially good crag - where, at the top of climbs you'll find panoramic views across the valley and the River Wye. Beautiful, lush scenery in all directions.

 

Shorn cliff

Shorn cliff has a superb selection of single pitch routes, you are usually dancing your way up pocketed limestone to good tree anchors.

 

Symonds Yat

Symonds Yat is famous for the river rapids and a free standing pinnacle of which an ascent is a must. I love Symonds Yat for an adventure day, abseiling in and running around bagging routes of all grades. It’s one of those places that the more you get to know it the better it becomes.

 

Wyndcliff

Wyndcliff finally has both sport climbing and traditional climbing making it a great place to dabble in a bit of both and it’s a real sun trap making it great for those day in January where everywhere else is too cold.

It's an excellent area to learn trad climbing and sport climbing - on limestone cliffs with cover from the trees, and generally friendly anchor points. There's also well-sheltered quarry climbing at Tintern Quarry.

 

For the opportunity to feel some real exposure on longer, multi-pitch routes, there are some big climbs here, too. In excess of 100m - if you've got the stamina!

 

All in all, it's a very good climbing area with lots of variety.

 

Look below for upcoming Wye Valley holidays and courses. If you don't see what your looking for then get in touch and we can put a course on for you!!

 

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    Taster

    Wye Valley 29th Apr - 29th Apr

    Rock climbing is a fun, exciting sport! This one-day taster will give you an amazing climbing experience to remember.



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    £100

    per person

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    Intro Rock

    Wye Valley 30th Apr - 01st May

    This is the perfect way for indoor climbers to learn all the essential basics of climbing on rock in a fun and exciting way.

    2 days guided climbing in the UK | Transport to crags | All equipment

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    £195

    per person

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  • rock climbing instruction - learning to sport climb

    Learn to Lead - Sport

    Wye Valley 13th May - 14th May

    This course is great to build confidence in lead climbing and covers the techniques for single pitch sports climbing.

    2 days guided climbing in the UK | All transport to crags | All equipment

    Tags Learn to Lead sport climbing lead climbing

    £240

    per person

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  • rock climbing instruction learning to lead trad female only

    Learn to Lead - Trad

    Wye Valley 27th May - 28th May

    This 2 day course covers the basic skills of lead climbing traditional routes, concentrating on placing protection.

    All climbing equipment is provided and the maximum client : instructor ratio is 1:3 to maximise your development.

    Tags Learn to Lead trad climbing lead climbing

    £270

    per person

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  • intro to rock climbing

    Intro Rock

    Wye Valley 27th May - 28th May

    This is the perfect way for indoor climbers to learn all the essential basics of climbing on rock in a fun and exciting way.

    2 days guided climbing in the UK | Transport to crags | All equipment

    Tags new climber sport climbing toprope

    £195

    per person

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  • rock climbing taster experience

    Taster

    Wye Valley 03rd Jun - 03rd Jun

    Rock climbing is a fun, exciting sport! This one-day taster will give you an amazing climbing experience to remember.



    Tags Toprope new climber

    £100

    per person

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  • rock climbing instruction - learning to sport climb

    Learn to Lead - Sport

    Wye Valley 17th Jun - 18th Jun

    This course is great to build confidence in lead climbing and covers the techniques for single pitch sports climbing.

    2 days guided climbing in the UK | All transport to crags | All equipment

    Tags Learn to Lead sport climbing lead climbing

    £240

    per person

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  • intro to rock climbing

    Intro Rock

    Wye Valley 24th Jun - 25th Jun

    This is the perfect way for indoor climbers to learn all the essential basics of climbing on rock in a fun and exciting way.

    2 days guided climbing in the UK | Transport to crags | All equipment

    Tags new climber sport climbing toprope

    £195

    per person

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  • rock climbing instruction learning to lead trad female only

    Learn to Lead - Trad

    Wye Valley 15th Jul - 16th Jul

    This 2 day course covers the basic skills of lead climbing traditional routes, concentrating on placing protection.

    All climbing equipment is provided and the maximum client : instructor ratio is 1:3 to maximise your development.

    Tags Learn to Lead trad climbing lead climbing

    £270

    per person

    More Info
  • rock climbing taster experience

    Taster

    Wye Valley 29th Jul - 29th Jul

    Rock climbing is a fun, exciting sport! This one-day taster will give you an amazing climbing experience to remember.



    Tags Toprope new climber

    £100

    per person

    More Info
  • rock climbing instruction - learning to sport climb

    Learn to Lead - Sport

    Wye Valley 12th Aug - 13th Aug

    This course is great to build confidence in lead climbing and covers the techniques for single pitch sports climbing.

    2 days guided climbing in the UK | All transport to crags | All equipment

    Tags Learn to Lead sport climbing lead climbing

    £240

    per person

    More Info
  • intro to rock climbing

    Intro Rock

    Wye Valley 26th Aug - 27th Aug

    This is the perfect way for indoor climbers to learn all the essential basics of climbing on rock in a fun and exciting way.

    2 days guided climbing in the UK | Transport to crags | All equipment

    Tags new climber sport climbing toprope

    £195

    per person

    More Info
  • rock climbing instruction learning to lead trad female only

    Learn to Lead - Trad

    Wye Valley 09th Sep - 10th Sep

    This 2 day course covers the basic skills of lead climbing traditional routes, concentrating on placing protection.

    All climbing equipment is provided and the maximum client : instructor ratio is 1:3 to maximise your development.

    Tags Learn to Lead trad climbing lead climbing

    £270

    per person

    More Info

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