The AdventureFitness Company Indoor and Outdoor climbing instruction on Dartmoor & the South West of England

Welcome to The AdventureFitness Company

The AdventureFitness Company is based in the southwest of England and we mainly run outdoor climbing courses on the crags of Dartmoor.

We offer;

  • rock climbing (learn to lead outdoors) Please email us for further details.
  • climbing wall award CWA
  • climbing wall leading award CWLA
  • single pitch award SPA
  • mountain navigation
  • MTE Lowland Leader Award – coming soon!
  • technical advice for teachers, schools and climbing walls; Please email us if you want to know more about the services we can offer.
  • site specific climbing instruction


Our courses are staffed by professional mountaineering instructors with shed loads of experience between them!100_0105

Pen & Mally at the base of El Cap

Pen Farthing:

Former Royal Marine Commando Physical Training Instructor (MIA, IML and ML (W) with a passion for outdoor adventure. Pen has climbed around the world including Kyrgyzstan, Australia, Spain, France, Norway, Germany, Canada and loads of awesome destinations in the USA.  When not climbing Pen is the founder and chairman of the Nowzad charity and is the author of three books and a member of the Mountain Training Association.


Duncan Malpass:

Duncan is a Qualified MIA and Winter Mountain Leader. He has climbed around the world for over 20 years. During this time while serving as a Royal Marine Physical Training Instructor, he worked at the Alpine Training Centre in Baveria. He subsequently qualified as a Joint Service Mountain Guide, taking part in trips to Yosemite National Park, Aconcagua and Everest. As a water sports enthusiast he loves to surf and is a Level 3 Canoe & Kayak Coach. Duncan is currently studying to become a qualified teacher.

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  • Hannah the adventurer
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