Join our learn to lead climb course, based around Aviemore, Cairngorms. Being on 'the sharp end' is a serious step in any climbers career and comes with higher risk, but with risk comes also with high rewards, let us show you the ropes by building a solid base of fundamental skills, techniques and strategies to help you get the most out of your course. Our instructors teach progressively to let you build your confidence and skill level at a pace to suit you.
How to safely and effectively belay leader & second
Learn the skills to assess and select appropriate traditional leader placed protection
How to attach to multi-point anchors with the rope
Retreating from climbs demonstrating the use of a variety of anchors
Coaching on technique and movement
✓ Highly experienced & qualified guide
✓ On-course transport
✓ Harness, helmet, ropes, climbing shoes
✓ All climbing hardware
✓ Local climbing guidebook
✓ Group shelter
✓ First aid kit
✓ Photos from your course
✓ Overview of your course
What's not included?
✗ Course Insurance
What do I need to bring?
A pair comfortable, waterproof walking boots or shoes
Quality, breathable waterproof jacket and trousers. Gore-tex or similar
Spare insulating layer
Walking trousers (synthetic materials; jeans or similar are not suitable)
Water bottle or flask
Rucksack 30-40 ltr
Hat & waterproof gloves
Lunch, plus a little spare food
Sunglasses & sun cream (you just never know!)
Waterproof case for phone i.e. zip-lock bag
What else can we provide?
Pick up & drop-offs