Lead Classes

Lead 201

This course is for top rope climbers who want to develop new skills and maximize their gym experience. The course is divided into two sessions where you will learn advanced belay techniques, efficient climbing, clipping skills, hazard awareness, resting, fall forces and fall arrest using dynamic belay. Lead climbing and belaying offers new challenges to climbers and requires enhanced risk management.

Lead climbing and/or belaying is not for everyone. In your best interest, Vertical Adventures maintains strict standards for lead climb or belay applicants. Our knowledgeable instructors will help to guide and inform as you prepare for the lead climb and/or belay tests.

Duration: 2 days, 2 hours per day, 2 person minimum
Prerequisites: Rope 101 (or equivalent proficiency testing) ability to consistently climb 5.10 without falling or resting on the rope.
Offerings: 1st and 3rd Monday
Cost: $50
Location: 6513 Kingsmill Court, Columbus, OH 43229
Includes: Instruction, necessary equipment and a day pass to the gym.

Information and booking click here.


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