A two day (one night) residential instruction course

to give you a taste of the Taranaki rock and Trad (traditional) technique

  • Placing a variety of traditional protection

  • Traditional protection anchor building

  • Basic self rescue

  • Leading with traditional protection

  • Basic mountain awareness and safety for alpine rock climbing

Qualified, current and experienced instructors
NZOIA Alpine 2 and Rock 2


Staying at either Manganui Ski Lodge or Tahurangi Alpine Lodge, this is a self-catered scenario.

Clients must be in New Plymouth for Friday night to do a gear check and briefing. 
We can offer an airport collection option if required.

Some basic rock climbing experience is a pre-requisite, however no traditional rock climbing experience is necessary.


Next Course: March 2020