Sport Climbing Course FT2

Field trip: Sport Climbing Course

Sport Climbing Course FT2 - Exit 38

Use the skills you learned in fundamentals to get your first lead(s) on real rock.

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  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)

8:30am at the 'far side' parking area of Exit 38. Discover pass is required. 

We'll build on the skills presented at fundamentals in a real rock environment. The following topics will be covered.

  • Route examination; bolts, length, rock type and condition, run-out.
  • Guidebook use.
  • Communication; what's the plan?
  • Lead climbing and belaying.
  • Top-rope anchors and access from above. 
  • Bailing.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Harness
  • Helmet
  • Rock shoes
  • Belay device
  • Chalk (optional)
  • 4 locking carabiners
  • A couple-few non-locking biners
  • Cordellete
  • Personal anchor(s)
  • At least 5-6 quck-draws
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