Skill Focus: Multi-Pitch

Our Focus Courses are designed to improve and hone your technical skill set by concentrating on one topic at a time.  Typically shorter in length than our Curriculum courses, these courses are a great way to brush up on a particular skill, or dial in your education where you feel you need it most.

Price:   $135+hst

Duration: 1 Day

Misty Forest

Who should take this course?

This course is best suited for individuals who already possess an introductory level of experience with multi-pitch climbing, who wish to hone their multi-pitch efficiency and techniques. 

This 1 day Focus course is filled with useful tips and strategies relating to the multi-pitch environment.  From belay transitions to rappel set ups and more, students will have the opportunity to discuss different approaches and best practices, while gaining hands-on experience and instructor feedback.  

What will you learn?

Course topics include but are not limited to:

  • Block leading vs Swing leading

  • Belay ledge management

  • Belay/Lead Transitions

  • Rope management tips

  • Rappel setup efficiency

  • Rappel strategies/techniques

Prerequisites

Participants must have completed a GG Intro to Trad Climbing course or possess competent equivalent knowledge.  While traditional climbing experience isn't required, students should have at minimum an experience/understanding of top-belaying, multi-pitch rappelling, and general associated practices.

Time / Location

This course runs from 8am to 4pm at our Chebucto Head location. (In order to provide the best instruction possible, we may on occasion choose a different start time and location depending on weather or other concerns).

 

Upcoming Course Dates - 2022

  • 155.25 Canadian dollars