Lead climbing

These past few months I have been so very lucky to have worked with 4 young climbers looking to learn to lead climb. To consolidate my CWLA training I provided my time for free and they gave up their Wednesday evenings. We started with bottom roping with 4 young people who were nervous but excited about the prospect of lead climbing. A few months on we now have 4 confident young climbers who are trying (and completing) goals and climbs they never thought possible.

I was having so much fun tonight that I forgot to take a group photo

So, to Ellie, Eve, Freyja and Rachel I say a great big WELL DONE. Also I would like to say thank you to each of you for being absolutely awesome!

(And of course thank you for the pressies)

Keep climbing, keep aiming high and, no matter how many times you fall, get back on and enjoy every moment!

Climber of the Month award

March saw the start of our monthly competition. The prize goes to the climber that promotes safety at all times, supports their fellow climbers and is always trying their hardest.

As you can see from the photo, James was very happy about his Wild Country and Climbing Wall Solutions prizes. Who will win in April……..

 

Activity classes during the October holiday

Although we have been unable to run the Young Adventurer’s Holiday club during the October week, the Saturday Archery and Climbing classes will still continue as normal. Hope to see you all there

Merchandise

Coming soon

Hats, fleeces, hoodies, jackets, buffs, juice bottles, key rings and more

Archery and Climbing Classes

Both the Archery and Climbing Classes will resume on Saturday 23 August at the usual times. For more information please get in touch

Young Adventurers

We recently trialled the club for one week. Timings were from 8.30-5.30pm Monday to Friday and we were busy on all of the days. We are now looking to go ahead and get things moving for future holidays including. If you are interested in receiving updates please email enquiries@cps-activities.co.uk

Children’s harness

Having children myself and also being an instructor, I have found this review most insightful. It is great to have this sort of information because, as James Wynne says at the start of his review, there are not too many shops around where you can go in and try a variety of kids harnesses ion to see what fits best.

 

http://www.ukclimbing.com/gear/review.php?id=5893

Holiday club 2014

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We are looking at running children’s holiday clubs in 2014. A typical day will involve:

  • 8.45am – Parents drop children off at Balvormie car park
  • 9am – Archery
  • 11.30am – Orienteering
  • 12.30 – Lunch
  • 1pm – Climbing/abseiling (or hill walking if weather too wet for climbing/abseiling)
  • 4pm – Orienteering
  • 5.15pm – Parents pick children up from Balvormie car park

Available Monday to Friday

Price: £30 per child per day

Age: 8-11 yrs old

To be kept in touch with regards to dates etc, please contact us

6yr old abseiling

You are never too young or old to enjoy an abseil and with so many venues throughout Scotland, indoor and outdoor, we are spoiled for choice. Please click on the picture below to see a video of a 6yr old client enjoying an abseil at Benny Begg

Tying a figure of eight

We have put together this brief video explaining how to tie a figure of eight knot in preparation for tying on to a climbing harness. Just click on the picture below and you will be taken to the video. Enjoy 🙂