LEAD CLIMBING

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
  • Spotting
  • 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
Times & Course Structure

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)
Location
Sydney Indoor Climbing Gym,
1-7 Unwins Bridge Rd,
St Peters, NSW 2044


*Cost is per person and includes entry, ropes and hardware.
** 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.

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