Learn to Lead Climbing Courses
In general, we do not schedule these in advance, as we like to make each one bespoke. This is how we adapt them to cater for different levels of ability and experience. However, we do have a limited number of ‘open’ courses which are available to book on. These are shown in our events calendar.
Having become a competent ‘second’ in a rock-climbing pair, the obvious next step is to learn to lead climb yourself. Whether sports climbing or ‘traditional’ climbing, the additional challenge of lead climbing brings extra reward, but also extra risk. Our lead climbing courses will help you to understand the additional risks and teach you how to manage these risks. We do this through both technical skills (for example using ‘trad’ protection) and through mental coping strategies.
During this course, you will gain these skills and knowledge in a progressive and structured way. This means that you will never find yourself on the ‘sharp end’ of the rope before you are ready.
The ratio for a Learn to Lead climbing course is 1:2, both as a minimum and maximum.
If a learn to lead rock climbing course is not right for you, then have a look at some of the other courses and guiding that we offer: