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Introduction to Outdoor Climbing
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Experience the fun and excitement of outdoor rock climbing with the Blue Mountains Climbing School on this one-day introductory session.

Indoor to Outdoor Conversion
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The classic course for climbers ready to make a start outdoors.  Learn the subtleties of leading and belaying single pitch sport routes.

Self Rescue Level 1
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Ever had an epic?  Don’t start now!

Dress for success by learning the basics of mobility in a vertical environment.

Foundations of Traditional Climbing
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Want to get away from the queues and chaos of sport climbing?  Learn the art of leading on traditional gear and escape the crowds.

Canyoning for Independent Canyoners
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The definitive 6 day canyoning course for Blue Mountains canyon lovers.  Developed in partnership with the team at Blue Mountains Adventure Company.

Self Rescue Level 2
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Gain the roped rescue skills you need to climb, canyon and abseil responsibly in a multi-pitch environment.

Introduction to Navigation
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Want to learn to navigate with a map and compass and read a map with confidence?

About our courses

Whether you’re completely new to climbing or you already have some experience under your belt, our courses will give you the skills you need to take on new adventures.

We focus on three key aspects of climbing:

  • Roping Systems
  • Climbing Techniques
  • Risk Management

All of our courses are all set against the beautiful backdrop of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, with golden sandstone cliffs and gum tree gullies as our classroom.

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When do courses run?

Courses run any day of the year except Christmas Day and New Years Day.

Upcoming course dates are available on each course page.

Courses run on demand any weekday of the year for a minimum of two and any weekend for a minimum of three.

Why are climbing courses important?

Who are climbing courses for?

We run courses for recreational climbers, aspirant guides, clubs (University, Scouts etc.), teachers and outdoor recreation staff, military personnel, photographers and more.

Contact us to find out if our courses are right for you or your team.