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
Recognize traditional climbing hazards & address them
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.
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.
2 day course
Taught by a certified climbing guide
3:1 Maximum guide to participant ratio
Price Includes Tax
2 People $1400
3 People $1700
*2 Day Course
* HST included in prices
* Additional fees at Rattlesnake Point