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HOW TO LEAD SPORT CLIMBS

Learn the skills and gain the confidence to lead bolted sport climbs. 
LEARN HOW TO LEAD SPORT CLIMBS:
This mini-course will teach you tactics and safety tips for leading sport climbs outdoors.
SUGGESTED PREREQUISITES:
  • 6 months of climbing experience
  • Proficient top rope belayer
  • Able to top rope 5.9 indoors without falls or hangs
 
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  1. Knots: Figure 8 with Yosemite finish, stopper knot, overhand on a bite 

  2. Lead belaying with a GriGri, and giving a cushioned catch

  3. Clipping efficiently and fixing problems

  4. Rope management

  5. Risk management when leading

  6. Fall practice

  7. Anchor setup and cleaning to lower

OPEN ENROLLMENT GROUP COURSES:

This course must reach a minimum enrollment of 2 students 14 days in advance. If we do not reach the minimum number of students, we will cancel the course and provide a full refund or you can opt for a private course for an additional fee.

 

Learning new skills is better with friends. Please let them know about this course. Or if you would like to book a private instructional day click here.

WHAT IS INCLUDED?
  • AMGA Certified Single Pitch Instructor at a 1:4 ratio

  • All the necessary climbing equipment to conduct the course. You are welcome to bring any equipment you own to practice with during the course.

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED?
  • Transportation. You will follow in your vehicle to the climbing area and depart from that location when your trip is complete.

  • Gratuities. Your AMGA Certified Guide is a trained service provider who takes pride in offering you the best service possible. Tips are a way to show your appreciation for their professionalism. We recommend 10-20% of your trip price.

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