LEARNING TO LEAD COURSES
Take your climbing to the next level
Learn how to safely lead climb and belay with a qualified climbing instructor on the biggest and best range of leading routes in the country. Discover the excitement that comes with climbing on the 'sharp end' of the rope.*Core skills taught include:
- How to clip
- How to tie in
- How to fall safely
- Body positioning
- Route identification
- Rope management
- Common mistakes to avoid
- Safety calls and checks
- How to anchor a lighter belayer
- Dynamic lead belaying techniques
- Belaying with an 'ATC' and/or Gri Gri 2 device
All courses operate on a Saturday morning starting at 9am.
Note: the Standard and Advance Lead Courses are held on the same day and are a continuation of the Fundamentals Lead Course.
Fundamentals Lead Course ($99)
(3 ½ hrs) 9 am -12.30pm
Standard Lead Course ($120)
(4 ½ hrs) 9am - 1.30pm
Extension Lead Course ($150)
(5 ½ hours) 9am – 3pm (includes 30min lunch break)
Sydney Indoor Climbing Gym,
1-7 Unwins Bridge Rd,
St Peters, NSW 2044
*Cost is per person and includes ropes and hardware.
Cost of entry is not covered and is payable on the day.
** Course times are approximate and may go longer than specified
It is recommended that climbers can climb a minimum Grade 17.
Successful completion of the course entitles lead certification at SICG, St Peters & Villawood.
Essential lead climbing skills and belaying on an 'ATC'
- Learn all the core skills
An expansion of the Fundamentals course
- Incorporating Petzl Gri Gri2 belay device instruction and further skills development
Incorporating all components of the Fundamentals and Standard courses
- As well as personalised coaching on more advanced lead climbing skills