Bouldering Essentials

Want more than a quick video intro? Want to get off to the best start possible Struggling to climb that next grade? Want to move more gracefully and feel more ‘flow’ in your climbing? Make the most out of your visits to The Ledge bouldering wall with this essentials course, a fun and flexible 2 hour skills session with one of The Ledge’s highly qualified instructors. Lots of climbing and lots of practical tips you can use right away!

There’s more to bouldering than pulling yourself to the top and getting back down. We will introduce you to and practice some basic movement techniques, tactics and strategies to help you move on upwards and improve more quickly. We will take a look at the grading system, how to approach graded circuits and how that can help you.

We will also cover bouldering etiquette to keep you making friends and safe use of the walls and matting including how to jump and fall to minimise impact on your body.

Stay connected, stay healthy, stay smiling.


– For availability, please check our calendar 

– 1 x 2hr session

– Ages 14+. Ages 14-17yrs must have informed consent by parent/guardian.

– Entry included

– Maximum ratio 6:1. Minimum participants, 4.

Costs: £40 p/p

 *Private sessions for you and your friends/family may be available on request. Please contact The Ledge to discuss and arrange.

Feel this is too basic but still want a bit extra? Consider our Climbing Movement and Skills coaching clinic – please check calendar for availability.