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Date Wednesday  10/2/2019
Group State CMC
Event Title Sport Lead Climbing Session A
Start Time 6:00 PM
End Time 9:00 PM
Status Approved
Leader CMC Office
Group Price $125.00
NonGroup Price $125.00
Leader Price $125.00
Available Participants Full- Join Waitlist
Type Members Only (Programs/Education)


Updated 9/26/19

Lectures:  October 2 & 3.  6:00pm - 9:00pm    American Mountaineering Center.
Field Day:  October 5.  8:00am - 12:00pm - Rock'n&Jam'n climbing gym, Thornton
Field Day:  October 6.  8:00am - 4:00pm - Outdoor location TBD


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The prerequisite for this class is Intermediate Rock.

This Sport Climbing class will cover how to safely lead and follow rock climbs that have been protected by bolts.

Skills Covered: 

  • How to properly clip bolts and avoid common errors, including Back Clip and Z Clip

  • How to lead belay

  • How to set up a quad anchor

  • How to clean sport anchors and lower safely (including rappel)

  • Safety and risk management considerations

Participants are expected to either be graduates of BMS Rock/Intermediate Rock Climbing or have experience with good climbing belay skills, rappelling, good climbing communications and a good working knowledge of knots and the climber's safety system

Required Gear:

  • Helmet

  • Harness

  • Climbing shoes

  • Belay device with locker

  • Autoblock with locker

  • Personal safety tether with locker

Optional gear: chalk bag, extra locking carabiner, extra non-locking carabiner, Gri-gri

Recommended:  18'  6mm-7mm Cordelette for quad anchor


Note that classes sometimes show "Sessions"; Basic Rock 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.

Please note that classes may be canceled if we don't have enough instructors or registered students.

Cancellation Policy


Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.