This program is designed for advanced climbers who want to learn how to lead traditional single pitch rock climbing routes. Participants need to be able to climb 5.7 sport routes and have an established understanding of anchor systems and fundamental climbing techniques. This outdoor rock climbing course typically begins at the start of a weekend and takes two days to complete. The course will be instructed by an ACMG Mountain Guide with a 4:1 ratio of participants to guide. Some of the objectives of this program include learning to place running belay anchor points, using traditional removable protection, learning full factor mechanics, and constructing anchors using removable and fixed-point protection.
Attendees will need to bring all the required climbing equipment listed below:
Learn Trad Rock 101