Learn to Lead Climb
Pre-Scheduled Course Dates: Also available as daily private courses.
October 12 – 14, 2012 (8am-4pm)
October 22, 2012 (8am-4pm)
Open Enrollment Course Rate: Minimum of 3 total participants required.
$585 per person – 3 day course
$195 per person – 1 day course
See below for rates on our daily private courses.
Learning to lead climb on rock is the next step in taking your climbing ability to a higher level. Apex’s professional guides teach you the fundamentals of lead climbing on classic Colorado rock climbing routes that range from low angle slabs and cracks, to moderate face climbing and beyond.
This learn to lead climb courses is designed for those with previous top rope rock climbing experience. Progress from learning how to place and clip your own gear, to assisted lead climbing scenarios with backup belays. Topics may include:
- leading sport routes
- gear selection
- gear placement
- dynamics of lead climbing systems
- maximizing rests for gear placement and clipping
- gear and rope management
- caring for your gear
Choose #1 recommended Apex Mountain School for your intermediate rock climbing course. Satisfaction guaranteed.
Transportation to and from your doorstep in the Vail Valley, a private guide, and all technical climbing gear (rock climbing shoes, ropes, helmets, harnesses, etc.) are included.
Daily rates for private courses:
5 ppl: $120 ea
4 ppl: $130 ea
3 ppl: $145 ea
2 ppl: $175 ea
1 person: $290
Pricing is per person, per day (from 8am-12om or 1pm-5pm), per guide. Max ratio is 1 guide to 5 clients.
Advanced reservations are recommended, not required. Some personal items provided by participant(s); see our gear list.
Ready to sign up? Register below and an Apex representative will contact you shortly to confirm your reservation. You may also call (970) 949-9111 or use our contact page.