Sport Lead Course

Sport Lead Course

The knowledge and skills to climb a route on-sight, from the ground up, then get back down, safely.

Apr

28

to

Apr

29

Venue
Kangaroo Point Cliffs
Region
South East Queensland
Start
8:00 am
Finish
5:00 pm
Host
Pinnacle Sports
Contact
Emily
Phone
07 3368 3335
Email
online@pinnaclesports.com.au
Web
https://www.pinnaclesports.com.au/pages/sport-lead-course

The sport lead course is designed to give you the knowledge and skills to climb a route on-sight, from the ground up, then get back down, safely.

Skills Covered

  • Clipping Techniques
  • Body position while lead climbing
  • Bolted anchor setups, using cordelettes and slings
  • Bottom belay for lead on a range of devices
  • Bolt Plate Techniques
  • Abseil Techniques
  • Retrievable Abseil Techniques
  • Lead Climbing Techniques
  • Equipment Selection and Maintenance

Communication

  • Climbing Ethics
  • Proficiency in the use of guide books

Duration
This course is run over two days approx 08:00 to 5:00 pm (starting times to be confirmed by your instructor)

Location:
Saturday Day One – Kangaroo Point
Saturday Day Two – Glasshouse Mountains approx 60 mins north of Brisbane. Exact crag will depend on participant’s levels

 

Course Requirements:

  • Participants must be at at least 15 years of age
  • Participants are required to have climbed previously and climbing comfortably approximately grade 15 on top rope (around a green colour in most gyms in Brisbane).
  • Fit and healthy for climbing
  • Participants must be able to speak, and understand the English language. This requirement is stipulated on the grounds of safety at height
  • This course is subject to minimum and maximum numbers to run
  • Not recommended during pregnancy

 

      

 

 

 

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