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About your business

Offering experiences, training in Rock Climbing, Mountaineering and Gorge Walking since 2017.Working with clients of all ages and abilities is what we really enjoy. We offer a range of fun and exciting taster sessions for those new to the sport of climbing or gorge walking – suitable for all ages and abilities.Our climbing and mountaineering training courses promote safe practise and offer participants the opportunity to learn skills in helping them to become more independent walkers, climbers and scramblers.Great Orme Vertical is owned and run by Matt Jones:“Born and raised in Wales, I have been climbing and mountaineering for over 30 years. Both here in North Wales, and throughout the World; and an instructor in both since the 1990s.My career began through a passion for the sport, and the joy of sharing this passion with others. I am proud of the strong reputation that Great Orme Vertical has achieved, and look forward to continuing to deliver stellar outdoor adventures and training”.With a strong Leave No Trace ethic, we maintain a sustainable approach to all aspects of our business.


Equipment required to take part in your activity. is this provided?

All specialist equipment is provided free of charge. You will need clothing suitable for being active outdoors. Closed toe footwear is essential for all activities - trainers or walking boots/shoes are ideal.


How do visitors book?

Bookings can be made online via our website, or by phone.

Any other relevant information?

Some activities are weather dependent. We will keep you informed at all times, and reschedule/refund where necessary. We offer a no-commitment booking policy.

COVID-19 Response

COVID-19 Response

  • 2m distancing in place
  • Capacity limit
  • COVID-19 refund and cancellation policy in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • COVID-19 staff training completed
  • Deep cleaning between visitors
  • Face mask essential (not provided)
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to visitors and staff
  • Pets welcome during COVID-19 restrictions
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands


Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age)

Payment Methods

  • Major credit cards accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Cater for Corporate events
  • Equipment/clothing free of charge
  • Experience level - advanced
  • Experience level - beginner
  • Fitness level required - medium
  • Fully qualified instructors
  • Instructor training
  • Insurance included
  • Lessons/courses available
  • Non members welcome
  • Route maps available
  • Welcome single sex groups, eg stag/hen parties



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    Great Orme Vertical

    Type:Outdoor Activity/Pursuit Centre

    Flat 12 Ascot Court,, Carmen Sylva Road,, Craig y Don, LL30 1LZ

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

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    Opening Times

    Open all year (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)


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