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Intro to Sport Leading

Whether you are a seasoned toproper or finished taking our Intro to Toprope, this 2-day class will teach you the fundamentals to get started sport leading outside. Lead climbing involves clipping your rope up the side of the wall into bolts as you climb up. Topics covered will be: belay devices and safe operation, communication/commands, proper quickdraw clipping techniques, anchors, and cleaning a toprope anchor.

Application

Location

TBD  (Exit 38 or 32)

Prerequisites

- Toprope Climbing course 

- Able to toprope a 5.8 clean

   OR

- Able to top rope a 5.8 clean

- Knowledge of how to use a belay device for top rope belaying

- Knows how to tie into the rope for climbing

- Can perform safety checks before climbing

Dates

- June 17-18, 2022 (Fri 5:30-9pm, Sat 8am-2pm)

- Sept 2-3, 2022 (Fri 5:30-9pm, Sat 8am-2pm)

Tuition

$180 - 220  (sliding scale, scholarships available)

Syllabus & Gear List

Meet the Instructor

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Keith Murakata
(he/him)

Single Pitch Instructor (c), Wilderness First Aid

Questions? Email rock@climbersofcolor.org
We partner with Miyar Adventures to run our programs, therefore we follow Miyar Adventures cancellation policies