Rock climbing is a truly unforgettable experience! Scotland has so many great climbing venues that it would take a lifetime to explore them all. With every type of climbing available from sea cliffs, mountain crags, sport routes, and single pitch crags to some of the great long multi pitch routes, there is something for everyone.

At Adventure First our highly experienced instructors teach all levels of rock climbing, from the complete beginner through to experienced climbers looking to improve their technique or wishing to climb harder. Adventure First also provide a guiding service for those who have a route in mind that you would like to do but would benefit from an experienced and competent guide to lead you safely to the summit of your chosen route.

We are passionate about climbing and going on our next adventure. Our experienced guides will pass on their knowledge in a safe and friendly environment to ensure you learn a great deal from your experience. We supply all specialist equipment needed to take part in climbing activities.

Multi Pitch Climbing Instruction
Rock climbing Aberdeenshire


New to rock climbing:

A beginners course that will give you a good introduction to rock climbing outdoors. We will cover equipment, ropes and harnesses, belay techniques, movement on rock, abseiling and much much more! This is a great way to be introduced to rock climbing with highly experienced guides.

Price £65.00 per person

Duration 1 day

Course dates – for more information contact us now. 

Learn to Lead Rock Climbing
Sea Cliff Climbing

Learn to lead:

If you would like to learn to lead outdoors then this course is perfect for you. Our highly experienced instructors will teach you the skills and techniques required to lead safely. We run this course at venues all over the North East and throughout Scotland.

Price £130.00 per person

Duration 2 days

Course dates – for more information contact us now.

Climbing Clachnaben

Multi pitch climbing:

Would you like to take the next step in your climbing and try a multi pitch mountain route?  Well we can help make this happen! With one of our highly experienced guides you will take on a route suitable to your ability and we will teach you the various techniques needed along the way. For more information contact us now.

Rock Climbing at Ballater
Lear to Rock Climb Scotland

Guided routes:

If you have a specific route or something you would like to learn and would prefer a private guide for the day then this is a great option. Adventure First employ some of the best mountaineering instructors in the country and we will always provide you with a guide with a great deal of local knowledge in the area that you would like to climb. This is a great one-to-one day where you can’t help but learn and be inspired about climbing. For more information contact us now.