Rock Skills Learn to Lead Trad

16/04/2020 - 17/04/2020

Symonds Yat

Non-residential starting from £160.00

Scheme Details

Awarding Body
Mountain Training
Scheme
Rock Skills
Course
Learn to Lead Trad
Type
Training

Award Description

Our Rock Skills courses are designed to provide structured training opportunities for people who want to learn more and become independent climbers. There are three different levels so that complete beginners and those with more experience can choose the most appropriate starting point. 

About

This 2 day course will give you all the skills to lead climb confidently on trad gear.

You will learn how to:

fit a harness and helmet correctly,

ensure you are wearing correctly fitted climbing shoes,

place gear efficiently and safely using only one hand,

place and clip effective gear on the lead,

lead trad on single ropes extending gear so ropes run smoothly,

lead trad on 2 half ropes clipping gear to the right and left to keep both ropes in line,

keep you and your second safe at all times,

manage single and half ropes and become slick and efficient,

create anchors from which to top rope belay to bring up a second,

abseil and retrieve your ropes,

lead belay effectively and efficiently with single and double ropes,

hold a lead fall,

rope management from uncoiling, to flaking, to stance management, and coiling,

develop good climbing technique that enables you to place gear in a balanced and secure position off a straight arm,

use a climbing guide book.

Where And When

Start
16/04/2020 09:00
End
17/04/2020 17:30
Total Days
2
Maximum Bookings
4
Venue
Symonds Yat
Town
Coleford
County
Gloucestershire
Postcode
GL16 7NZ
Country
United Kingdom
Latitude
51.83618
Longitude
-2.62843

Provider

Name
Ali Taylor
Phone
07814555378
Website
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Booking

  • Non Residential

    £160.00
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