Learn how to lead climb with the Gravity Vault in Middletown. If you have never led before, or it’s been awhile since you have, then this class is for you! In our lead climbing class you will learn all the fundamentals of lead climbing and belaying for indoor sport climbing. Climbing experience is necessary.
Requirements: Climbers must be currently climbing at a 5.9 fitness level and must be top rope certified.
You will learn lead belaying techniques including:
- Rope management
- Dynamic belay techniques with a Gri Gri
- Stick clipping
- In depth understanding of the Petzl Gri Gri belay device
The lead climbing portion of the class will cover things such as risk management, safe & proper movement around the rope while climbing, and clipping technique.