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Climbing Wall Award Training

Qualification Level - 2 days

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(with accommodation)
The cost for this course includes full board accommodation, course transport and equipment hire.
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(no accommodation)
The cost for this course includes, packed lunch, afternoon tea & cake, course transport and equipment hire.
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18/05/2015 £175 £125   Contact Us
28/10/2015 £175 £125
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The CWA covers the supervision and management of activities such as bouldering, the teaching and coaching of basic movement skills and roped climbing (excluding the teaching of leading).

See http://www.mountain-training.org/ to register for the scheme.  Detailed information can be found at http://www.mountain-training.org/climbing/awards/climbing-wall-award

ILA Funding can be used towards the cost of this course

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Is It For Me?

  • You must be registered on the CWA scheme (independently of the ML or SPA schemes registration) and possess the relevant CWA log book.
  • Being registered with the SPA or ML schemes is NOT registration for the CWA scheme.
  • Contact you Home Nation Mountain Training Board to register. More info can be found at http://www.mountain-training.org/climbing/awards/climbing-wall-award

Course Content

The CWA covers the supervision and management of activities such as bouldering, the teaching and coaching of basic movement skills and roped climbing (excluding the teaching of leading).

What Will I Need?

Glenmore Lodge has a large, and very comprehensive store of up to date clothing and equipment. You are welcome to use your own equipment and pick and choose odd items from the store. Your instructor will want to check that personal equipment is appropriate for the activity. Glenmore Lodge will supply all ropes.

We have a range of most equipment items you can try during the course and there is advice on hand from other students as well as the staff.

GLENMORE LODGE CAN SUPPLY:

  • Harness
  • Rock Boots/shoes
  • Helmet
  • Ropes

EQUIPMENT YOU NEED TO BRING WHICH WE DO NOT HAVE IN THE STORES.

Listed here are the essentials, this is not an exhaustive list.

  • Informal clothing for leisure wear
  • Climbing clothing
  • Vacuum Flask & Water Bottle
  • Box or bag for packed lunch
  • Blister kit/ small first aid kit
  • Personal toiletries & medications (towels are provided)
  • Suncream – you just never know! ***
  • Spare towel
  • An alarm clock

Glenmore Lodge also has a pool, sauna, gym & climbing wall – so don’t forget your swimming/gym/climbing kit!

Items marked *** are available in our shop subject to availability.

 

Course Pre-Requisites

Pre-requisites: CWA registration, min 15 personal climbing sessions across 3 walls, including some leading.

What’s included on your course

  • Instruction
  • Use of kit
  • Shuttle bus to Glenmore Lodge (departs Aviemore station 5:20pm on Friday and Sundays)
  • Packed lunch and afternoon tea each day
  • In-course transport

What’s included if you choose the residential option – As above PLUS

  • Bed in shared en-suite room – available from 3pm on day before your course starts *

(Single rooms may be available for a supplementary charge, please ask at reception when you arrive)

  • Breakfast and dinner for each course day
  • Use of the facilities at Glenmore Lodge
  • Linen is provided along with a towel, you may wish to bring an extra towel if you would like to use the facilities or are on a paddlesport course

Arriving at Glenmore Lodge

  • For more information on travel to the Lodge click here
  • Your first inclusive meal is breakfast (7:45 -8:30am) An evening meal is not provided on your arrival night, but bar meals are available in our Lochain bar 5pm to 9pm (5-7pm on Mondays and Tuesdays)
  • Packed lunches are collected at breakfast
  • On Mondays and Saturdays only there will be a 10 minute welcome talk at 8.15am, on other days you will meet your instructor at 9am. The daily programme of your course will be discussed with your instructor when you first meet, taking into account aspirations and prevailing weather conditions

On your last day

  • Check out time is 10am on the final day of your booking, we have changing areas, showers and left luggage facilities on site
  • All courses will finish by 5pm
  • On Fridays and Sundays we offer a drop off to Aviemore station, leaving Glenmore Lodge at 5pm, please contact us at least 24 hours in advance if you would like to book this service

*some exceptions – see detailed course notes

Can’t find what you’re looking for? Check our FAQ’s here or contact us on enquiries@glenmorelodge.org.uk or 01479 861256

Can't find exactly what you are looking for?

Design your own course

We are happy to create it for you. You can hire one of our instructors or guides from as little as £260 a day, including any equipment. If you’re a group, all of our courses are available on a date that suits you or if you would prefer we can tailor a course to your requirements. Simply give us a call to discuss your requirements.