Intro to Rock Climbing March 2, 2019

This is a one day outdoor climbing course delivered at one of Christchurch’s premier climbing areas.

In this course we will introduce you to the world of outdoor top-rope rock climbing. We will  look at personal safety, good belay techniques, and communication.

This is a popular course for those who have limited rock climbing experience and would like to get some professional guidance. This course is appropriate for people that have no experience and would just like to give it a go.


We can hire all the climbing gear you need for this course if you do not have your own.



Field Based Course Highlights

  • Introductory to common climbing equipment
  • Understanding NZ rock climbing grading system
  • Belaying a top rope climber
  • Climbing calls and crag communication
  • Personal safety at rock climbing areas
  • Safety at the top of the crag
  • Safety at the top of the crag


No food provided




  • No prior experience required

*Equipment Requirement

  • Day Pack
  • Climbing Helmet
  • Harness
  • Sunglasses
  • Rock Climbing Shoes
* Not a comprehensive gear list, a full gear list will be sent prior to course starting.


All Climbing and Safety equipment can be hired from OENZ

*Minimum 4 people needed to run a course

Course booking form

Participant Details

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Course cost

Course Cost: $ NZD

You can choose to make a booking and pay by internet banking, or you can pay online using PayPal (PayPal incurs an additional 3.5% processing fee).

Other Details

Contact us at
+64 3 329 9076

Other Course Dates

Please contact us for more dates!

Course Timing

10:00am to 4:00pm


-43.586706, 172.721416, Cattlestop Crag meeting location;-43.597883, 172.662075, Tamatea Crag meeting location;-43.609716, 172.640466, Transmitter Crag meeting location;-43.609716, 172.640466, Transmitter Crag meeting location