trad is rad

This 2 day course is perfect for those interested in learning the art of traditional climbing. This course will help you safely and confidently begin your career as a trad climber and give you the skills necessary to climb traditional routes anywhere in the world. 
Our instructors are avid trad climbers that love to share their years of climbing experience with others keen to learn.
 

 

What will I learn?

How to confidently place, assess & remove traditional gear 

How to build and assess safe & efficient trad anchors in a variety of settings

How to belay from the top of a climb & rappel down

How to access, lead & belay traditional climbs

Crack climbing techniques

Access & utilize natural features for protection

How to aid through difficult sections

Rope management considerations

Communication

Recognize traditional climbing hazards & address them

who's
suited?

If you are a confident and experienced sport climber and you are seeking to escape the busy sport climbing spots, this course is right for you. 

Prerequisites
  • Sport climbing knowledge 

  • Basic anchor building fundamentals

  • Ability to climb 5.7 comfortably 

  • Your instructor will call you before the course to ask you about your experience, interests, abilities and aspirations and make sure that this course is the right one for you.

What's Included?
  • 2 day course

  • Taught by a certified climbing guide

  • Technical equipment

  • 3:1 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. MAKE SURE TO BOOK BOTH DAYS! 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

Pricing

                   

Private                               $1200 

2 People                            $1400

3 People                            $1700

*2 Day Course

* HST included in prices

* Additional fees at Rattlesnake Point 

 

Traditional Climbing course