Gather the knowledge to climb granite cracks and adventure routes around the world! This 3 day learn to lead on trad clinics is for the competent indoor or sport climber who wants to put his/her skills to work on trad routes where it is required to place your own protection, for those who want to climb big walls or adventure routes. At the end of the 3 days learn to lead on trad clinics you will have the tools to lead on a trad climb and to take them on famous climbs!
The 3 day trad climbing clinics takes place in the Chamonix Valley, France at the nearby crags or in Valle del Orco, Italy, Grand Paradiso Massif, in a more quiet and alpine environment.
The client-to-instructor ratio will not exceed 4:1, but is usually 2:1 while on climbs to ensure that we can give you our fullest attention.
The trad climbing clinics is suitable for anyone who can lead climb 5c on rock. To find out if this clinics is suitable for you, please get in touch.
Day 1 – The first day will to be full of new information. We get an in depth view about equipment selection, climbing manoeuvres, communication, route selection and guidebooks. We will spend most of the time exercising different types of gear placements, building and equalising anchors.
Day 2 – The main focus of the day is to learn to trust the gear placements, and next how to efficiently and safely progress to place the next items of equipment. We will simulate lead climbing on trad on different type of routes.
Day 3 – We’ll put all you have learnt into practice. If you feel confident about the skills learned we will get you to lead climb your first trad route.