learn how to safely lead climb outdoors
This 1 day course will prepare you with the necessary skills to safely lead single pitch sport climbs outdoors. Lead climbing outside requires skills and considerations that aren't present in the climbing gym. This course is applicable to first time leaders and climbing gym leaders that are interested in making the transition into the outdoor realm.
Sport climbing is one of the most popular forms of climbing around the globe. This course is right for you if you are ready for the thrill, challenge and freedom of lead climbing.
What will I learn?
Cleaning a Route
Threading / Cleaning an Anchor
Stances for Clipping / Efficiency
Lead Belaying & Falling
Route Selection & Risk Assessment
Intermediate Climbers seeking to build their skill
Those who are interested in leading climbs
Must have basic knowledge of rock climbing
Be comfortable climbing 5.8 on top rope
Instructor will contact climbers before course to help determine if this is the right course for you, and also to determine group compatibility for group courses (experience, weight ratios, etc.)
1-2 day course
Taught by a certified climbing guide
Necessary equipment (own harness recommended)
4:1 Maximum guide to participant ratio
Price Includes Tax
book a course
Choose a climbing adventure. Courses can be rescheduled, changed or refunded (minus deposit) until 14 days before booked date.
Book a date for your course. Don't see what you're looking for? Email us to ask about availability!
Your course is booked! Time to start getting stoked! Don't forget to pay the course fees by 14 days before the course.
pay remaining course fees
2-day (per person) $450
May 10-11, 2023 at Rattlesnake Point
July 10-11, 2023 at Metcalfe Rock
1 Person (8hrs) $600
2 People (8hrs) $700
3 - 4 People Book 2-day Gym to Rock Course
* HST included in prices
* Additional fees at Rattlesnake Point