5 Day Learn to Lead Climb Course | Aviemore, Cairngorms, Scotland | Scottish Rock & Water

FROM £500

ROCK CLIMBING

LEARN TO LEAD CLIMB WEEK

Location

Aviemore, Cairngorms, Scotland

Grade

Moderate - 5

Duration

5 days

Participants

Min: 2 Max: 2

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Join our 5 day learn to lead climb week 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.

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

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

What's included?

  Highly experienced & qualified guide

  On-course transport

  Harness

  Helmet 

  Ropes

  All Climbing hardware

  Local climbing guidebook

  Group shelter

 First Aid kit

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 socks

  • 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

  • Personal medications

What else can we provide?

  • Pick up & drop-offs

  • Accommodation 

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+44(0)1540 368138

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