Courses

 

TOP ROPE BELAY

Learn to climb courses are available for booking.  We will require a minimum of four climbers per session.  Times are negotiable but depend on the availability of the instructor.   Our learn to climb program is a two-hour introduction to top rope climbing that covers basic equipment use, etiquette, terminology and climbing movement techniques. The course aims to develop participant belaying competency so that individuals are equipped to successfully complete a top rope belay check and top rope climb independently, following the course.

Classes: 1
Duration: approx. 2 hours
Fee: $30 each participant
Prerequisite(s): 12 years of age

LEAD CLIMBING

Learn to lead courses are available for booking.  We require a minimum of two climbers per session.  This program is for experienced top rope climbers who are looking to expand their climbing knowledge and develop lead climbing abilities. This course covers the basics of lead climbing including; clipping quickdraws, lead belaying, taking and arresting lead falls and lead climbing specific risk management strategies. The course aims to develop participant lead climbing competency so that individuals are equipped to successfully complete a lead belay check and lead climb independently, following the course.

Classes: 1
Duration: approx. 3 hours
Fee: $65 each participant
Prerequisite(s): Minimum of 14 years of age and confident top roping to a 5.9 standard.

TO BOOK PLEASE EMAIL cowichanclimbing@sd79.bc.ca