Learn to Lead

Explore new terrain with your new skills.

Lead climbing classes opens up another world of climbing opportunities. Let our experience instructors teach you how to execute a lead route indoors and give your climbing partners the opportunity to send their projects… or perhaps give them a soft catch!

Like our Intro to Climbing class, we offer multiple options to fit your schedule and to climb in the environment of your choice, include women’s and weekend classes!

Learn to Lead Prerequisites:

  • Climbers must be currently proficient in top roping 5.10 or harder
  • Climbers must pass a BRC top rope belay test, using an ATC (friction style belay device)
  • This course is for adults 18 and older

Skills Taught:

  • Learn how to clip quickly, efficiently, and properly
  • Understand and learn rope management
  • Understand lead fall forces
  • Learn to fall properly
  • Learn lead belay skills
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BRC Reservation/Cancellation Policy

-Full payment required to reserve an event (class, camp, private lesson, party, or group)

-Cancellations made 10 days or more before an event can be given credit or refund.

-Cancellations made less than 10 days before an event can be given credit, only.

–No refunds, make-ups, or credits for cancellations made 2 days or less, before an event. 

No refunds, make-ups, or credit for missed class or event.

All Climbing Classes

  • Intro to Climbing – All inclusive climbing class for beginners that teaches belaying and simple technique. Multiple classes available for adults, women and teens.
  • Belay Basics – Learn how to tie into your harness and how to belay
  • Climbing Technique – Improve your overall climbing efficiency, improve footwork, and more.
  • Learn to Lead – Take advantage of all our climbing terrain and learn advanced climbing skills.
  • Sport Anchors and Rappelling – Learn how to build and clean bolted anchors to take your skills outside.
  • Private Instruction – Schedule a one on one and receive personalized attention to set new goals.