Introduction to Trad climbing

This two day course serves as an introduction to the skills required for Trad climbing outdoors. It will enable you to climb as a confidant and solid Second and teach you ways to practice and develop your leading skills in a safe and controlled manner. Students are introduced to the equipment, gear placements and safety set-ups involved in lead climbing outdoors. 

Areas covered include:

  • Crag safety.
  • Understanding guide books.
  • Explanation of the equipment and its uses.
  • Good gear placement and how to retrieve it.
  • Rope management.
  • Building belays.
  • Personal abseiling.
  • 2 day course: £160/person including all transport* and equipment required.
  • 1:1 2 day course: £280 including all transport* and equipment required.

*Transport is included at no extra charge from Edinburgh. Collections from other locations may vary in price. Please call for further details.

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