Join our 5 day learn to lead climb week course, based around Aviemore, Cairngorms. On our 5 day course it gives us the opportunity to explore, in depth a wider variety of skills. Areas such as building belays, placing leader placed protection, rope management, belaying. If appropriate we also cover areas of self-rescue and potently some simple multipitch rope work techniques. This will provide you with the skills to finish this course as an independent climber.
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
Interpretation of the guidebook
✓ 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