Learn to Lead Single Pitch

Taking your climbing adventures to the next level

Get on lead

You’ve been top roping for a while now with friends and developed confident basic rope work and belaying skills, then you’re ready to take your climbing to the next level. Learn how to place protective gear, use the appropriate equipment for safe placement, how to construct anchors to belay your climbing partner and how to abseil safely from the crag.

Our instructors will guide you step by step through the skills you need to be proficient and confident as an independent climber. Constructive feedback is given throughout, and plenty of opportunities to practice your skills will ensure you leave ready for your next big adventure.

Content of the 2 days includes:

  • Traditional climbing equipment
  • Lead Belaying
  • Lead Climbing
  • Using a guide book
  • Climbing calls and communication
  • Understanding of outdoor risk
  • Developing confidence
  • Quality climbing

Previous experience:

Understanding basic rope work, belaying techniques and the principles of leading is essential. A reasonable level of fitness will ensure you get the most out of your time.

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