TRADITIONAL LEAD CLIMBING - 2 DAYS
gear placement skills are the foundation of a long, safe
leading career and open the door to many forms of climbing
from pleasant single pitch cracks in the Smoke Bluffs
to alpine adventures in the Bugaboos. This comprehensive
program (our most popular) is intended for participants
with a solid top-roping background who are ready to the
make a significant step towards climbing independence.
Instructional topics include:
hazards and lead climbing safety.
history, placement, evaluation and removal.
climbing strategy, lead belays and top-down belays.
management and rope-handling.
factors, UIAA drop test and impact force.
the end of the weekend, participants will have the skills
to safely lead single pitch rock climbs on their own.
to purchase your rack until after the course.