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Rock Climbing Level 2 – Lead Climbing
Lead climbing with traditional gear protection or using established sport climbing infrastructure are ways of scaling rock faces. Using correctly the equipment, systems and new technologies can be practiced in a safe environment.
- Hands on practice and instruction on how to build sport and trad anchors
- How to place cams, nuts, hexes and other types of rock fall protections.
- How to clip bolts
- Learn about the science of building strong and redundant anchors and climbing systems with a focus on lead climbing strategies.
Duration: 6 hours
Distance: Up to 1hr approach
Terrain: Well maintained trails
Difficulty: Moderate to challenging
Prerequisites: Good fitness
Itinerary for Rock Climbing Level 2
Meet at Squamish Adventure Centre parking lot
Good hiking and climbing shoes required
Harness and helmet provided if needed
I can attest to the extensive local knowledge, the very high technical level of instruction, the constant attention to safety and the never-ending energy and enthusiasm. The boys learned some real backcountry skills while having a lot of fun in a very positive environment.