The VS Challenge - By Dave Talbot Here I am, up here-somewhere cold, somewhere in the Alps. God help me - we started at 2 am and now it's my lead on pitch 10 or 11, I am not sure. Doesn't matter anyway I am bloody stuck here, scratching around trying to find that solid feeling hook placement ...Read more
Please find below a list of our Frequently Asked Questions.
About Rock & Sun
Is my holiday financially protected with Rock & Sun?
Yes, Rock & Sun overseas travel provides you will comprehensive financial protection. Holidays that include flights are ATOL protected, plus Rock & Sun is also a member of the TTA (Travel Trust Association) providing full financial protection resulting from any failure of Rock & Sun or any of our suppliers. Rock & Sun has been established for over 10 years.
Why Should I choose Rock & Sun?
Loyal and valued customers have been coming back time and time again because we provide an unrivalled quality of service; from the equipment provided to our highly experienced and qualified instructors. We work with low instructor ratios to maximise your experience and everything you book (in the UK or overseas) comes with comprehensive financial protection with the TTA (Travel Trust Association). Rock & Sun have been providing quality rock climbing courses, rock climbing holidays and guided climbing for over 10 years and are well established as the market leader, both in the UK and overseas.
Do I need my own climbing equipment?
No, we supply all the equipment you need. If you have your own then you can of course use it if you would like. The only equipment we do not supply is climbing shoes, however these are not needed for taster sessions and not essential for introduction courses.
Do I need any climbing experience?
No experience is needed to climb with Rock & Sun. If you are new to climbing then come on holiday and do the Introducton to Climbing course! If you are unsure which is the best course or holiday for you then call us now and speak with an experienced instructor.
Will I get a certificate of qualification when completing Rock & Sun course?
There are no qualifications for personal outdoor rock climbing. What you learn on Rock & Sun courses will build your knowledge and confidence in the key disciplines of rock climbing. If you are unsure which is the best course or holiday for you then call us now and speak with an experienced instructor.