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Great Orme Vertical

Llandudno, United Kingdom
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About Great Orme Vertical
Professional instruction in Rock Climbing, Abseiling, and Sea Level Traversing/ Scrambling activities for all levels of ability. On our doorstep are some of the best and most accessible rock climbing in the UK including the stunning mountains and coastline of Snowdonia and North Wales. Activities include all specialist equipment, fully qualified instruction and comprehensive insurance cover.
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Reviewed October 7, 2019

I had a fantastic two days scrambling in Ogwen Valley with Great Orme Vertical. Matt is hugely knowledgeable and able to patiently impart that knowledge in a way that meant we were able to put it into immediate use, such that we had a safe...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank onbarton
matt j, Owner at Great Orme Vertical, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2019

Hi Oliver. It was really great to meet you, and have the opportunity to share a couple of wonderful days here the North Wales mountains! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave some feedback. I am truly happy you enjoyed the days,...More

Reviewed September 22, 2019

Matt’s calm and relaxed approach to teaching rock skills is one of the best parts of being instructed by him, He puts you at easy while closely monitoring your progress correcting the smallest errors with clear and easy to understand instructions. This is the 3rd...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Matt J, Owner at Great Orme Vertical, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2019

Thank you Al, both for joining me on some great training days, and also for taking the time to leave such a nice review. It has been a pleasure working with you and seeing your skills develop, and I look forward to seeing you again...More

Reviewed September 11, 2019

Matt and Great Orme Verticle are amazing!! Highly recommend! My partner and I signed up for a weekend of trad climbing training. It was a fantastic weekend and we improved so much over the two days. Matt is a brilliant leader and teacher, and a...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Matthew J, Owner at Great Orme Vertical, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2019

Thank you so much Lizzie! Both for a great weekend, and for leaving such a wonderful and generous review! I am honestly looking forward to seeing you back in NWales for more climbing. All the best.

Reviewed August 28, 2019

Found Matt's leaflet in the mine museum and matt was able to accommodate us at short notice. Matt was very friendly and arranged an amazing abseil for us very early on a Sunday morning for a very reasonable price. Will 100% go back to further...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Matthew J, Owner at Great Orme Vertical, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2019

Hi Chris! Thank you for taking the time to leave such a positive review. I am really pleased you both enjoyed the early morning abseil?! Hope you had a great stay in N Wales? I look forward to seeing you both again soon :)

Reviewed August 5, 2019

Well what can I say except wow! Booked this sunset abseil for my 69 year old mother in law, my 2 boys (7 and 12) and myself and my husband last night. It was absolutely awesome! As complete novices we were a little nervous but...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Matt J, Owner at Great Orme Vertical, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2019

Thank you Sarah for taking the time to leave such a lovely review. It was a real pleasure to meet you all and share the experience. Possibly the widest age range of Abseilers yet! Big High5 to you all! I look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed May 4, 2019

My nephew and I were looking for a last minute climbing experience in North Wales. We got lucky. Matt was able to accommodate us on short notice. We had a safe but challenging half day climbing adventure at castle inn quarry. Matt was everything you...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Matt J, Owner at Great Orme Vertical, responded to this reviewResponded May 19, 2019

Thank you Valdis for taking the time to write such a wonderful review! I thoroughly enjoyed meeting and climbing with you all, and am looking forward to seeing you again on your next visit! All the best until then :) Matt

Reviewed December 27, 2018

Matt took a group of 5 of us including my 6 year old niece Gracie for an abseil down the side of the Great Orme. He was so calm and reassuring we all really enjoyed the challenge! Thank you Matt - we'll be back for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Matthew J, Owner at Great Orme Vertical, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2018

Thank you Michelle for such lovely feedback. It was a real pleasure to meet you all and share such a fun and challenging experience. Well done to everyone!

Reviewed October 29, 2018

I took part in a charity abseil off the Great Orme on Sunday, with these guys running the abseil. Can't speak highly enough of their professional but relaxing and fun approach. Turned me round from oh no, what am I doing.. to I want another...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Matt J, Owner at Great Orme Vertical, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2018

Thank you for the lovely review x and sorry for slow reply. All the best for Christmas and the New Year! See you in 2019?!!!

Reviewed August 13, 2018

Our two 11 year olds have today had a 4-hour session with Matt from Great Orme Vertical. (Due to the poor weather conditions, we used the indoor facilities at at Indy Climbing Wall at LlanfairPG, which were great). From start to finish the whole thing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Had the best time abseiling at sunset, as a family of 5 ranging from 13 years to 52 years we all loved it. Matt was so reassuring, as a slightly nervous member of the group I wasn’t sure I could do it but Matt made...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Matthew J, Owner at Great Orme Vertical, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2018

Thank you for such a lovely review Nicola. I am pleased you all enjoyed the abseil! And well done for doing it!!! Was a pleasure to meet you all. Hope to see you again soon. Matt

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Kate M
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Response from Matthew J | Property representative |
Hi Kate. Thank you for your enquiry. The Great Orme Abseil is £25 per person. Full details on my website greatormevertical If you would like to arrange something specific, or have any further questions please let me... More
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