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Safety is our priority
Rock climbing is sometimes considered an extreme sport that carries its own risks. You can trust Ground Up to guide you.

Singapore Mountaineering Federation introduced SNCS Certification
Being the pioneers with a passion for rock climbing, the Singapore Mountaineering Federation (SMF) promulgated a set of national standard and guidelines, Singapore National Climbing Standards (SNCS) that is needed to ensure the safety of new and young climbers. SMF believed for the sport to develop and progress, safety and performance standards needed to be maintained at the highest possible level. Rest assured that Ground Up shares the same view and follows strict safety requirements.

Overview

This course will go through 7 sections of basic climbing. Participants will -

  • Be introduced to what sport climbing is – top-rope and bouldering,

  • Be introduced to climbing safety equipment, learn the correct usage, proper care and their limitations,

  • Learn basic climbing safety knots,

  • How to safely belay a climber using the 5-step belay technique,

  • Learn basic climbing techniques,

  • Top-rope climbing,

  • Assessment and course review.

All our SNCS Sport Climbing Level 1 Instructors are certified by the Singapore Mountaineering Federation.  Participants who successfully pass the course will be issued with the SNCS Sport Climbing Level 1 certificate, accredited by the Singapore Mountaineering Federation.

* The ABD verification is conducted on a separate day. Our Programme Executive will get in touch with you after the course via email.

Any queries, please contact progammes@groundupsg.com

SNCS Sport Climbing Level 2 participants will be introduced to -

  • What lead climbing is,

  • Safety equipment required for lead climbing (care, maintenance and limitations),

  • Safety knots,

  • Lead climbing and techniques,

  • Belaying a lead climber with a friction device,

  • Top-out techniques,

  • Assessment and course review

All our SNCS Sport Climbing Level 2 instructors are certified by Singapore Mountaineering Federation. Participants whom successfully pass the course will be issued with the SNCS Sport Climbing Level 2 certificate accredited by the Singapore Mountaineering Federation.

* The ABD verification is conducted on a separate day. Our Programme Executive will get in touch with you after the course via email. Any queries, please contact progammes@groundupsg.com

Overview

SNCS Level 1 Singapore

SNCS Sport Climbing Level 1 is the ultimate beginner’s introduction to climbing. This is a one full day top rope certification course (7 hours). This course is designed for people with little or no prior knowledge of sport climbing and wish to pick up the sport for leisure or more serious climbing.

SNCS Level 2 Singapore

SNCS Sport Climbing Level 2 is an intermediate 2 days (14 hours or 2 sessions of 7 hours) certification course for participants whom would like to learn how to lead climb and lead belay. This course builds on the top-rope skills acquired from SNCS Sport Climbing Level 1 and teaches a progression into lead climbing on sport climbing walls.

Participants on this course should be confident in all the techniques covered at SNCS Sport Climbing Level 1 before undertaking this more advanced level course.

SNCS Level 3 Singapore

This course is designed as a follow on from the Sport Climbing Course Level 2 and Abseiling Level 1 or equivalent. This course builds on Lead Climbing Skills to advanced rope skills for safe anchor construction and rope management from suspended belay positions. Participants on this course should be confident in all the techniques covered at Level Two before undertaking this more advanced level course.

Locate Us

 60 Tessensohn, CSC @ Tessensohn

(Level 2), S217664

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Monday : 5 – 11pm
Tuesday : 12 – 11pm
Wednesday : 12 – 11pm
Thursday : 12 – 11pm
Friday : 12 – 10.30pm
Weekend & PHs : 10am – 9pm

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