Climbing Scoutcraft Badge
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The Badge is designed for those who follow the sport of rock climbing who wish to start by learning the basic skill and practising on a climbing wall.
- Know how to put on a harness, set up a belay and the calls used in climbing.
- Have experience of at least one session (two hours) of single pitch climbing on a manmade climbing wall, either indoors or outdoors.
- Be able to use information given in a climbing guidebook. Explain the grading systems for climbs.
- Select at least five separate climbs, locate the starts on the ground and climb them (the standard should be at least Very Difficult).
- Be able to abseil down a face of not less than 15 metres also using a safety rope.
Requirements in PDF