Participants must demonstrate solid top rope technique on 5.10 terrain to qualify to take the clinic. Students learn the basics of prudent and efficient lead climbing, and how to provide a solid lead belay. Successful graduates must pass a lead climbing test and a lead belay test to earn certification. The lead test must be taken a minimum of two weeks after attending the lead instruction session. Solid lead climbing fundamentals, lead belay tactics, and the ability to catch an unanticipated lead fall must be demonstrated on multiple routes selected by the tester.
Minimum age 16 years old
*Upon successful completion of the lead clinic, a provisional lead climbing certification will be earned. This certification expires 3 months from the date earned if a full lead climbing test has not been completed*
TEACHING Session |Wednesdays | 6-9pm
*Reservations required 1 week in advance*
$40 per participant