Introduction to Trad Climbing

Course Description:

Your journey to becoming a competent trad climber starts now. On this course you will learn how to lead outdoor rock climbs while placing traditional protection.

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Who's this for?

People with experience 'seconding' outdoors or leading indoors.

What we will cover

  • Crag and route selection

  • Efficient movement skills

  • Belaying a lead climber

  • Placing and removing traditional protection

  • Building safe belays

  • Belaying from the top of a climb

  • Abseiling

  • Understanding climbing ethics, grades and guidebook


  • Auchinstarry Quarry - Glasgow

  • Neilston Quarry - Glasgow

  • Other Location of your choice

In Brief

  • Full Day or Multiple Days

  • Private Instruction

  • Learn to Trad Climb

  • 1:2 max ratio


Get in touch to arrange dates that work for you

Daily Price

£250 for 2 people

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