Rock Climbing - How to Lead Climb
- Duration: 4 Hours (approx.)
- Location: Avon, CO
Learning to lead climb on rock is the next step in taking your climbing ability to a higher level. Apex’s professional guides teach you the fundamentals of lead climbing on classic Colorado rock climbing routes that range from low angle slabs and cracks, to moderate face climbing and beyond.
These learn to lead climb courses is designed for those with previous top rope rock climbing experience. Progress from learning how to place and clip your own gear, to assisted lead climbing scenarios with backup belays.
Topics may include:
- Leading sport routes
- Gear selection
- Gear placement
- Dynamics of lead climbing systems
- Maximizing rests for gear placement and clipping
- Gear and rope management
- Caring for your gear
If you want to practice more top rope rock climbing check out our beginner course or our climbing course. Apex welcomes all ages and fitness levels.