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Date Monday  7/22/2019
Group State CMC
Event Title Traditional Lead Climbing School
Start Time 6:00 PM
End Time 9:00 PM
Status Approved
Leader CMC Office
Group Price $250.00
NonGroup Price $250.00
Available Participants Full- Join Waitlist
Type Members Only (Programs/Education)


Four evening Lectures will be at the AMC and four Field Days will be at various outdoor locations in the metro area.

For more info Contact

Braydn Girdler <>

Dan Feighery


Lectures July 22, 24, 29, 30 6:00PM-9:00PM

Field Days July 27, Aug 3, 4 and 10.  Field days are all day and will start early AM


Students will be introduced to the principles and techniques of placing gear on a “traditional” rock climb. 

You’ll learn:

  • How to lead 5th class rock

  • How to calculate fall factor, impact force

  • How to determine vector forces on protection

  • Knots and rigging strategies

Prerequisite for this class is Rock Seconding.  Students should be comfortable climbing 5.9 in the gym and seconding 5.6/5.7 trad outside.  Please contact to apply.  


Note that classes sometimes show "Sessions"; Basic Climbing Session A, for example. Sessions are simply alternate dates of the same class. In other words, you may choose Session A or Session B, depending on which dates work best for you. You do not have to complete both Session A and Session B.


Cancellation Policy

Classes must have minimum four students signed up and requisite number of instructors. If either number is too low class may be cancelled.




Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.