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Learn to Lead Trad Climbing Course

Learn to Lead Trad Climbing Course

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Ideal for anyone with some outdoor climbing experience wishing to progress onto lead climbing, this 2-day course will teach you the fundamental basics of Traditional rock climbing. With guidance from our experienced instructors, you will learn the following:

The history, ethics and progression of climbing
Belaying a lead climber and essential rope-work skills
Protecting yourself on a climb by placing your own gear
Climbing techniques whilst lead climbing
Setting up anchors at the top of a climb
Belaying a second climber and removing gear
Communication between climbers
Potential hazards and avoidance…
And lots of climbing

Based on your previous experience, climbing ability and aspirations, our instructors will select an appropriate location for you to build on your previous knowledge and learn new skills. Lead climbing is a serious undertaking and you will not be an expert after 2 days of tuition. However, this course will provide you with the necessary fundamental skills to practice and develop further on your journey to becoming a competent lead climber, one we all must undertake.

2018 Spring/Summer Dates & Locations
7th-8th Apr – Lake District
14th-15th Apr – Yorkshire Dales
28th-29th Apr – Peak District
12th-13th May – Lake District
19th-20th May – Yorkshire Dales
2nd-3rd June – North Wales
9th-10th June – Peak District
23rd-24th June – Yorkshire Dales
4th-5th Aug – Lake District
11th-12th Aug – North Wales

WHATS INCLUDED
All protective climbing equipment, lead gear, ropes etc
Harnesses and Helmets on request
Qualified/Experienced instructor(s)
First Aid and safety equipment

WHATS NOT INCLUDED
Personal clothing, waterproofs etc
Transport to or from Course
Accommodation or Food
Personal accident insurance

Additional Information

Locations

Lake District, Peak District, Snowdonia, Yorkshire Dales

2018 Weekend Course Dates

11th-12th August ’18, 12th-13th May ’18, 14th-15th April ’18, 19th-20th May ’18, 23rd-24th June ’18, 28th-29th April ’18, 2nd-3rd June ’18, 4th-5th August ’18, 7th-8th April ’18, 9th-10th June ’18