Our friendly, nationally qualified abseiling tutors are amongst
the safest, most experienced & qualified abseiling instructors
to be found anywhere in the UK...and our base in the Peak District
is in the middle of an area naturally designed for this extreme adventure ! ..
- Chris Dacey,
W.S. Atkins Social Club Secretary enjoying abseiling during one
- trips here
with her adventurous sports & social club.
We offer abseiling and rapelling instruction as part of a range of events
for exclusive private parties, for individuals, as part of
sports courses (e.g. our open rock climbing and our caving
weekends) and as part of bespoke training and corporate
hospitality programmes for private corporate parties from
commerce and industry. Please call us on 01433-650345 to
discuss how we can best help you.
to see what the tv &
to say about abseiling with us !
- Prices start from around
- Our Abseiling
sessions have been
popular with the many
and t.v. & film crews
- who have
been out and about with us.
- Rock Lea's
staff have been featured
& on Yorkshire
Not to be outclassed,
- NBC's "Ushuaia"
presented by Matt Dickinson
us abseiling underground on one
- of our novices'
caving sessions !
exactly is abseiling ?
above ground or underground, abseiling is having lots of fun
- a rope
under control, but to be really cool
you have to get your
- too, so please
pay attention....there will be a
test afterwards ! :-)
German "Seil" = rope (pronounced SILE not SAIL)
"Ab" = go down. Americans
have to be different, so
use the French word "rapelling".
you can say it properly, abseiling on the local crags
- or from
disused viaducts over fast flowing rivers below is
- definitely one
of Peak Activities safest and most popular
- It's suitable
for people of all ages and fitnesses and no special gear is needed.
provide everything you'll need to have a safe and fun filled
- Our nationally
sessions all year round.
noon and early evening sessions are possible.
is suitable for down-to-earth novices of
all ages and
is suitable for Americans and fluent
- We often
use abseiling on team
building projects and confidence building tasks.
- Centre : Our great friend
and mentor Reverend "Alf" Garnett abseiling during
a men's fellowhsip weekend.
is a favourite fun activity when the weather is wet.
non-macho women and men tutors will take good care of you.
lots of fun for all sorts of people of all ages !
previous experience needed ! .....Bring
your camera !
to both the Sunday
- & The Daily Telegraph
Activities' expert staff is a really thrilling rush !
- See what
some of Rover's production staff
- who make
Land Rovers had to say about abseiling with us !
- More corporate
HERE FOR LOTS MORE
INFORMATION ON OUR ABSEILING SESSIONS...
our friendly, qualified instructors only use the best
- available safety
equipment and total quality procedures.
reproduced by kind permission of Jim Watson (*see footnote).
- Insurance Cover
- Safety & Quality Assurance...
- MAIN INDEX...
you know you can also enjoy abseiling as part
some of our other outdoor activities we offer here ?
example during climbing &
caving and also on our
Ropes Team Challenge ?
most extreme abseiling we do here is deep underground !
here to see what The Sunday Times Travel Magazine had
say about our extreme caving trips for beginners in Feb 2003.
- Team-building activities
- List of the many
other sports on offer...
weekends and weeks just for fun...
Division's main page...
for groups with serious requirements
- The Peak District
for it ! Just make a booking !
FOR LOTS MORE PHOTOGRAPHS & INFORMATION ON ABSEILING
... and there's pages of other stuff
on lots of OTHER SPORTS you can try
out here with us
- Please telephone :
- Fax : 01433-650342
- Go to our
are very grateful to freelance artist Jim Watson
letting us reproduce some of his excellent copyright
to raise a smile here and there on our website.
books of climbing and walking cartoons published
Cicerone Press make excellent Christmas presents
the way ! For
anything drawn from logos to comics
call Jim on 01788-81360 or e-mail him