Traditional Lead Climbing Class

trad climbing, traditional climbing, trad lead, california, joshua tree, lead class, lead climbing, learn to lead

Duration: half-day or full-day
OPEN YEAR ROUND

The traditional lead climbing class that prepares you for the next level of climbing. Learn how to lead trad routes safely, place and remove gear, clip gear, use slings, lead belay, protect leader falls, manage your rope, route planning and more. All from the safety of top-rope, learn while you “mock lead”.

You will get exclusive tips from professional certified instructors.  Learn the most up-to-date skills needed, how to minimize risk and trad climb like a pro.

5 Star Reviews ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Rates: half-day $195/ea or full-day $295/ea, only $100 per additional participant (up to 2).
Spaces are limited and subject to availability. Act now and secure your class today.

All rental equipment included. Prerequisite: Prior top-rope climbing experience.

Itinerary

  • Safety and instruction
  • Rope management
  • Route finding and assessment
  • Organizing your rack
  • Placing and removing pro
  • Climbing movement for lead
  • Lead belay
  • Traditional climbing anchors
  • Cleaning routes, rappelling and walk-offs

Inclusions

  • Lifetime Membership!
  • Rock climbing equipment. Feel free to bring your own.
  • Climbing shoes
  • Harness
  • Helmet
  • Professional guide

Things to Bring

  • Sturdy walking or hiking shoes
  • Weather appropriate clothing
  • Enough water for 4-5 hours
  • Sun protection
  • Lunch/snack
  • Day Pack

Exclusions

  • Joshua Tree National Park entrance fee (only applicable to Joshua Tree location)
  • Gratuities (optional)

Take rock climbing to the next level, learn tips and tricks on how to trad lead routes outdoors. Learn with professional instructors who will make your transition a breeze!

To maximize your experience, we are open year round and offer services for all levels – from complete novice to avid climbers. Outdoor rock climbing is our expertise. We are proud to operate with the highest standards of the industry and run our tours in Southern California, Los Angeles and world-class outdoor climbing destination – Joshua Tree National Park.