Lead Climbing School - Day 2 of 5

This is an advanced climbing class. Even if you don’t plan on leading, you will learn much about the dynamics of climbing, and it will make you a safer climber. Protecting a climb is a different skill from climbing itself. We will talk about the dynamics of lead falls, how to prepare for a climb, the differences between single-pitch and multi-pitch, and the differences between clipping bolts and placing natural pro. There will be no “true” lead climbs during the class, but we will provide simulated leading exercises. 

 

Class curriculum:

Tue          Lecture, slide show: introduction, the lead fall, equipment

Wed         Lecture, slide show: equipment (continued); the process and techniques of leading

Thu          Lecture, slide show: multi-pitch techniques, the descent, leader rescue, aid climbing

Sat           Hands-on practice: natural pro placement (Prescott)

Sun          Hands-on practice: leading on bolts (Prescott)

 

Class schedule:

Feb 12           Tuesday              6:30 pm–9:30 pm                   *Chateau de Vie 5 Clubhouse, Scottsdale, AZ

Feb 13           Wednesday         6:30 pm–9:30 pm                   Chateau de Vie 5 Clubhouse, Scottsdale, AZ

Feb 14           Thursday             6:30 pm–9:30 pm                   Chateau de Vie 5 Clubhouse, Scottsdale, AZ

Feb 16           Saturday             9:00 am–5:00 pm                   Prescott (directions will be in syllabus)

Feb 17           Sunday                9:00 am–5:00 pm                   Prescott or Scottsdale (directions will be in syllabus)

 

*Address for the Chateau de Vie 5 Clubhouse:   5900 N 83 rd St.  

Directions: From McDonald Rd East of Hayden Rd and West of Granite Reef, turn south on 83 rd St.   Take the 2 nd right into the parking lot.   The Clubhouse is the only free standing building in the complex.

 

Registration fee of $95 required.  You must register for the Lead School on the AMC website at http://www.amcaz.org/leadRegistration.asp

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  • Douglas M.

    Unfortunately I cannot attend on Wednesday. Will definitely be there for the weekend.

    February 10, 2013

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