Everyone takes away a positive experience due to the process that we use and the skill of our facilitators. The ropes course challenges individuals to move out of their comfort zone whilst at the same time providing a powerful vehicle for building trust and support within the team.
The low elements are used to build confidence and provide the opportunity, at a perceived safe height, for delegates to become familiar with and practice the techniques required to successfully negotiate the high elements. In undertaking the high elements (12 m above ground) we follow the philosophy of “Challenge by Choice” and no one is forced to go beyond a height of their own choosing.
Individuals set their own goals. However, such is the power of the process that very, very few individuals fail to set challenging targets that take them beyond their comfort zones. Even those with a genuine and very real fear of heights find themselves climbing higher than they would have imagined possible.
There is no sense of failure for those who do not climb. There are real and meaningful support roles within the team. In this respect the ropes course provides many parallels and metaphors to the way in which individuals and teams respond to challenges in the work place.
All protective and safety equipment is provided for the activities. Previous experience is not required, the activities are suitable for both male and female participants, and do not require above average levels of fitness or physical strength.