A climber climbing an overhang

Lead climbing

Courses usually run over 5 days (can be split) and are based in North Wales. For multi-day courses, we offer a discount of up to 15% on the day price.

The following is covered in roughly a ratio of 1:2:

  • Refresher of fundamental skills
    • belaying (leader and second – holding a fall),
    • movement skills,
    • use of guidebook
    • route selection.
  • Introduction to key Lead skills
    • Anchor selection, building and tying into multi-point anchors,
    • Placement of protection, nuts, hexes, cams and slings,
    • Organising a retreat, including retrievable abseils and protecting yourself.

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