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Learn to Lead Outdoor: Sport – 1 day

**Designed for those wishing to take their lead climbing outdoors: single pitch climbing on bolts. Covering lead belaying, threading anchors and lowering off safely, stripping climbs, personal technique coaching**
Spice Factor: 🌶️🌶️ | Difficulty: ⛰️
Min 2 – Max 2


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Looking to make the progression to lead climbing outdoors? This course will teach you and your partner how to lead climb and lead belay safely and efficiently. You will be instructed in clipping bolts, threading anchors and lowering off safely, stripping climbs, installing top ropes and basic problem solving and avoidance. You will also receive personalised coaching on movement, technique, and ways to improve your grade.

In order to get the most out of this course, you should already been a competent toprope climber and belayer, ideally operating at at least 6a.

Gain confidence and competence
Safe, qualified instruction
Quality coaching and individual feedback

As a qualified Mountaineering and Climbing Instructor, he can instruct and coach you in the art of lead climbing. You will be in the safest of hands, allowing you to develop your own skills with confidence and security. As part of a very small group you can be assured of receiving high-level instruction and personalised coaching and action plans.


*Personal climbing fitness and currency should be at a good level in order to get the most out of the course. Some previous experience climbing (at least) indoors is required.

**Exact course content and routes will depend on participants’ abilities, currency and fitness. We pride ourselves on being able to cater for and improve the vast majority of climbers’ knowledge, technique or ability.

*** At this level of course, it is expected that you will already have your own climbing PPE (i.e: harness, shoes, belay device) and have used it regularly indoors. All equipment except rock shoes are available to hire. If you have any questions regarding your equipment, fitness, transport of the suitability of this course for you, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Required Equipment

Included in the course:
Ropes and climbing equipment
Chalk and chalkbag
Not Included:
Rock climbing shoes

Please note: Any personal harnesses or climbing equipment will be checked as fit for purpose by Dubh Mor staff prior to use.

For safety reasons, only Dubh Mor ropes will be used.