This trad lead climbing course is an introduction to lead climbing independently with a single rope on single pitch traditional crag.

What’s involved:

  • Guidebooks, route choice and route finding
  • The process of leading
  • Gear for leading and organizing it
  • Gear placement and spacing
  • Lead belaying
  • Backing off
  • Constructing a solid belay
  • Abseiling with prusik (safe gear retrieval)
  • Emergency procedures