Trad Lead Climbing Course - Mt Arapiles

This is the ideal course for anyone wishing to make a safe transition from indoor climbing to lead climbing outdoors. The course is designed to equip rock climbers with the essential skills to lead safely with traditional climbing techniques using natural and artificial protection.

Includes one on one instruction from guides with over 20 years lead climbing experience, covering the essentials of lead climbing outdoors:

  • knots

  • placement of protection

  • building anchor systems

  • belay techniques

  • lead climbing techniques

  • multi-pitch climbing considerations

  • basic rescue techniques

Course emphasis is on understanding and employing safe systems and practices, rather than on pushing grades. It is expected that participants will already possess basic rock climbing skills and technique.

Location: Mt Arapiles-Tooan State Park, Victoria, Australia (approximately four hours from Melbourne).
Dates: Choose from scheduled dates or contact us to arrange a custom booking.
Duration: Three and a half days.
Inclusions: Instruction and supervision from experienced guides at 1:1 guide to student ratio. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. Equipment provided as required.
Cost: $1099 per person.

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