Lead climbing opens up a world of routes that start from the ground. Some anchors can be hiked or scrambled to, for everything else, there’s lead climbing. This clinic caters to your climbing goals. Trad and Sport climbing leaders have different skills and demands that they’ll want to focus on. Our experienced guides create an environment where you can practice new skills with coaching and support.
We can help you get to the next level, whether you are building up the skills and confidence for your first lead climb, or you’re an experienced sport climber breaking into trad or breaking into a higher grade. We have certified and skilled guides who can help you reach your lead climbing goals.
This two day seminar is designed for the climber who already has a solid grasp on belaying and and top rope climbing.
Some of the skills we cover include:
- Lead belay
- Racking gear efficiently
- Clipping and placing gear
- Avoiding (or managing) rope drag
- Protecting traverses and downclimbs
- Selecting stances for placing protection
- Top-belaying for multi-pitch climbing