Lead Climbing Clinic
Learn to Lead Climb Clinic in Texas
Ready to make the transition from the gym to outside? Are you tired of being a top-rope hero? Tired of depending on someone else to put a rope up for you? Ready to get some rock climbing independence? This is the group clinic is for you.
- Quickdraw anatomy and proper use
- Clipping a Quickdraw to the wall and clipping the rope to the Quickdraw
- Belay techniques both with a Manual Belay device and various Assisted Belay devices
- Route cleaning, lower and rappel
- Anchor uses for sport climbing
- Stick Clipping
- Other important safety concerns for lead climbing
In this lead climbing clinic, we teach you how to be a sport climbing aficionado. Not only do we teach all lead climbing techniques but we focus intently on learning how to clean a route safely, which is hugely important outdoors.
Sport climbing has been revolutionary in the advancement of climbing. Clipping bolts have been an essential part of the advancement of the climbing community and difficult grades. You too can learn to climb on lead in the outdoors with one of our experienced and SPI certified lead guides .
There are many dangerous practices out there that you can avoid by learning from a professional. You can join us at our beautiful Texas locations, Enchanted Rock, Reimer’s Ranch, or the Austin Greenbelt, to learn to be self-sufficient and empowered on your climbs.
Clinics are scheduled and designed to be group outings. The Clinics always meets at 8:15 a.m. At the end of this clinic, you’ll not only walk away with new rock climbing skills but also with amazing memories with new friends.
Each Clinic requires minimum 3 people signed up to make.
Gear Included in Your Lead Climbing Course if needed: Helmets, climbing shoes, harnesses, and ropes, Other lead climbing gear if needed.
Payment required to confirm class. 72-hour cancellation notice required for refund of deposit minus a $20 service fee. Rainouts will be called by Rock-About guides the day of the class. If class is canceled, fees will be refunded or held for a rain check.
Sept 9 – Reimers Ranch
Oct 7 – Austin Greenbelt
Nov 4 – Reimers Ranch
Dec 2 – Austin Greenbelt
This class takes place at one of the following three locations. You will receive a reminder email before your reservation with the directions to the location you chose.
Gus Fruh Wall
2642 Barton Hills Drive
Austin, TX 78704
23610 Hamilton Pool Rd.
Dripping Springs, TX 78620
16710 Ranch Rd. 965
Fredericksburg, TX 78624