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Learning to lead on bolts is the logical progression from top-roping and opens the door to a lot of brilliant climbing destinations like Skaha, British Columbia and Smith Rocks, Oregon. A good background in sport climbing is also an excellent foundation to begin lead climbing cracks on traditional protection. Instructional topics for this course will include:

  • Hazard recognition and management at the crag.
  • Equipment selection.
  • Quickdraw use, pre-clipping, back-clipping and "Z"-clipping.
  • Lead belaying, positioning and fall dynamics, gri gri.
  • Falling techniques and overcoming "fear".
  • Anchor threading and lowering.

Learning outdoor sport climbing skills and lead theory from a guide is the safest way to begin a long, prosperous and injury-free leading career.

1 day $150.00 4:1

Dates for 2018

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