Lead Climber – Improvers Course
Price is Per Person and needs a minimum of two people o run. This course will be a maximum 1:2 instructor / client ratio. This course is recommended for people who have either completed Gritstone Climb 1, Climb 2 or Climb 3 and would like to take it to the next level. This course is also great for climbers with some leading experience who wish to deepen their lead climbing knowledge and improve their climbing grade.
This course will improve your lead climbing skills, giving you the independence to climb where and when you like – allowing you to take control of your climbing and begin working up through the climbing grades.
You will be trained by expert instructors who hold at least the Montaineering Instructors Award (MIA – the highest rock climbing instructor qualification in the UK). All our instructors are members of the Association of Mountaineering Instrucors.
- Improve knowledge of equipment used for lead climbing
- Gain a fuller understanding of climbing grades for single-pitch climbs
- Fine tune ability to select lead climbs that are suitable for your ability
- Improve efficiency in placing leader protection
- Learn how to create more efficient belay stances on single-pitch climb
- Improve rope management and belaying on lead climbs
- Improve effective movement skills to aid lead climbing
- Leader’s trouble shooting
- Crag etiquette
- Lots of quality climbing – 2:1 Client / instructor ratio
- All equipment included (rock shoes can be loaned, though clients encouraged to bring their own)
IMPORTANT – THIS COURSE REQUIRES 2 PEOPLE TO RUN – PLEASE CALL OR EMAIL BEFORE BOOKING
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SKU: N/A. Category: Climbing.
Lead Climber – Improvers Course | Gritstone Adventures . This course takes place on the world class Gritstone edges of the Peak District national park. Lead Climber – Improvers Course | Gritstone Adventures is instructed by a qualified holder of the Mountaineering Instructor’s Award and full member of the Association of Mountaineering Instructors
This is completely tailor made and suitable for climbers who have lead traditional or sport routes in the past and would like to advance their confidence and grade. Many climbers with specific goals have come to us in recent years; people looking to improve confidence, learn specific skills such as abseil or self rescue, learn how to safely lower from sport climbs, place trad gear or just get out climbing in a new place. We can accommodate any specific request in any aspect of rock climbing. All equipment can be included and we can also act as a general guide to the Peak District area. We are here to help.
Gritstone Adventures Instructor Staff:
Our Instructors are obsessed with outdoor activities. Our Instructors are highly qualified Mountain Leaders or Mountaineering instructors and cave leaders who have been walking, climbing, caving and mountaineering with passion for their whole lives. They are drawn from all over the hill and mountain areas of the UK and have an intimate knowledge of the UK’s wild and beautiful places.
Our instructors have worked with the full range of clients, from young kids who are being introduced to the outdoors for the first time, to running progressive and advanced technical mountaineering courses to adults.
Our instructors are selected for their positive attitude to life and their love of sharing their experience with others. Our instructors are personable, friendly and fun – and when the chips are down, they are the ones eating the chips! Our instructors are sensitive to people’s needs and understand that they may be working with people who are well out of their comfort zone. Our instructors will never put pressure on a client – only encouragement.
Our instructors are the best in the business.
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