Learn to Lead

Lead climbing opens up another world of climbing opportunities. Let our expert staff teach you how to safely execute a lead route, indoors. If you’re ready to take your climbing to the next level, then this course is for you!



Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Day: 3 day course that meets on consecutive Thursdays
Meeting Location: Boulder Rock Club
Fee: $130

Weekend Condensed Saturday/Sunday

Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm
Day: 2 day course that meets on Sat & Sun in one weekend (Offered once a month)
Meeting Location: Boulder Rock Club
Fee: $130
Next Class Dates:


  • Climbers must be currently proficient 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, safely and properly
  • Understand and learn rope management
  • Understand lead fall forces
  • Learn to fall safely
  • Learn lead belay skills

Additional information:

  • All BRC members receive an additional 20% off the course price.
  • If only 1 student is enrolled, each class runs for 1 hour only. (1.5 hr for Sat/Sun course)
  • All courses are subject to our cancellation policy.
  • Click here for a map to the Boulder Rock Club

BRC Reservation/Cancellation Policy
-A 50% deposit is required to reserve a class or event
-Cancellations made more than 30 days before a class or event are eligible for reschedule or refund with no penalty
-Cancellations made within 30 to 10 days before a class or event with forfeit 50% of the deposit
-Reschedule options within 30 to 10 days are subject to availability, and must be rescheduled within 30 days of the original event
-Cancellations made within 7 days of the class or event and “no shows” are non
-refundable and no reschedule option will be available
-No refunds, make ups or credit issued for missed classes within a series