Rock Climbing Instructor Masterclasses in the Lake District

A rock climber setting up an abseil - Chris Ensoll Mountain Guide

This masterclass gives an opportunity to revisit personal climbing skills and group skills, whilst focusing on Rock Climbing Instructor assessment and what is required for a confident pass. The day will be tailored to the needs of the group, and is open to all Single Pitch Award and Rock Climbing Instructor trainees looking for a refresher before assessment. It will also be a useful refresher to anyone who has already done the assessment.

Venue: meet at the Stickle Ghyll car park, Langdale valley, Lake District

Dates: no dates currently planned - please ask if you are interested.

Times: 9.30am to 4pm approx

Cost: £55 Mountain Training Association members, £60 non-members

Counts as 1 CPD point for MTA members who are Single Pitch Award/Rock Climbing Instructor holders or trainees

Equipment list
You can download a full kit list here (ignore the last three items)

Useful blog posts:
So What Do You Actually Do On A Single Pitch Award Masterclass?
How To Build Good Belays Part 1: Selecting Your Anchors
How To Build Good Belays Part 2: Tying In To Your Anchors
How To Use Prusiks
Build your first climbing rack
Cow's Tails: Dynamic Rope or Sling?
Do You Know The Ropes?
So What's The New Rock Climbing Instructor Qualification All About?
What’s On My Climbing Rack And Why?

What do our clients say about us?

Chris delivered a great session that was packed with thought-provoking ideas and delivered in a dynamic style.  
Richard Ensoll, June 2016

I booked with Chris after lots of recommendations from people that know Chris or have done courses with him. The course was exactly what I wanted and brilliant value, thank you for still running it even with low bookings.
Nathan Hughes, March 2017

A quality day spent rigging, looking at best practice and problem solving. Clearly Chris is a knowledgeable/professional instructor and set out the day in a relaxed and progressive manner. I would recommend this day with Chris for any person wishing to progress personal skills or who is thinking about Rock Climbing Instructor qualifications. Learnt and refreshed loads in an enjoyable environmentWell worth the day for those who wish to progress personal and group management skills.
Martin Bates, May 2018

A rock climber setting up an abseil - Chris Ensoll Mountain Guide