Lead Climbing Masterclasses in the Lake District

 A rock climber learning how to lead a route in the Lake District - Chris Ensoll Mountain Guide

You've been climbing regularly at your local wall, and you're ready for the progression to trad outdoor climbing. Or you've seconded lots of outdoor routes and you want to learn how to place gear and build belays so you can lead some routes. Or maybe you've got your Climbing Wall Award or Climbing Wall Instructor, and you'd like to work towards becoming a Rock Climbing Instructor. This masterclass covers all the basics of lead climbing outdoors, and will show you how to make good decisions and how to keep yourself and your partner safe.

Venue: will be confirmed when booking, but will be somewhere in the central Lake District

Dates are on the calendar

Times: 9.30am to 4pm approx

Cost 2018: £55
Cost 2019: £60 

Equipment list
~ helmet & harness
~ climbing rack: bring whatever you have, including slings and belay plates
~ rock shoes & chalk bag
~ ropes: bring any climbing and rigging ropes that you have
~ packed lunch & drinks
~ waterproofs

Useful blog posts:
Build your first climbing rack
How To Build Good Belays Part 1: Selecting Your Anchors
How To Build Good Belays Part 2: Tying In To Your Anchors
7 Ways To Make Your Goals More Achievable in 2017
Do You Know The Ropes?
7 Top Tips For Rock Climbers & Mountaineers
What’s On My Climbing Rack And Why?

 A rock climber learning how to lead a route in the Lake District - Chris Ensoll Mountain Guide