The Outdoor lead Lesson

from gym to Crag in our learn to Rock Climb Series.

 

The Outdoor Lead Lesson is our most popular summer rock program, hosted in partnership with our friends at the Calgary Climbing Center, this course is designed to help you to take your indoor climbing experience into the outdoors this summer and provides essential skills for hundreds of students each summer season.

This program is the only of it's kind available in the Calgary and Canmore area that provides a combination of indoor training at Calgary's best indoor climbing facilities with the Calgary Climbing Centers ACMG Certified Climbing Gym Instructors, and is followed by a full day's instruction outdoors with our Cloud Nine, IFMGA & ACMG Certified Mountain Guides, providing a fluid progression from your gym to the crags. Ages 14 and up welcome, and perfect for families or you and your gym crew.

This 1.5 day course is offered every weekend from April through September, with two separate courses available each weekend, and mid week courses offered during high season.

 


 
*NOTE*
When booking this course via our website, your booking will be registered directly with The Calgary Climbing Center. The Booking Terms and Conditions that apply to your registration will be those provided by The Calgary Climbing Center alone, and those provided by Cloud Nine Guides will not apply. Contact our Program Managers for more details.

 

 

  3 Hour indoor training session

LEARN AND REFINE CLIPPING, LEAD CLIMBING & LEAD BELAYING WITH A GRIGRI
 

  Full day outdoor training session

LEARN TO LEAD AND TOP ROPE, BUILD & CLEAN ANCHORS + MOVEMENT SKILLS COACHING
 

  EQUIPMENT INCLUDED IN YOUR BOOKING

HARNESS, HELMET & ALL TECHNICAL GEAR INCLUDED - OR BRING YOUR OWN
 

  INDOOR & OUTDOOR TRAINING

FOR A SMOOTH PROGRESSION IN YOUR TRAINING
 

  COURSES AVAILABLE EVERY WEEKEND

APRIL TO SEPTEMBER

 

Book your seat here:

Every weekend April through September

 

Course Details:

 

 

 

 

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT

The following is and Gear, Clothing and Equipment list. You will be required to arrive with these items on course.

EQUIPMENT
  • Water Bottle or Collapsible Water Bladder (1L)
  • Rock Shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen (min. SPF 50+)
  • Camera, batteries, memory cards & accessories
  • Daypack (at minimum, 1 x 35-40L backpack. In addition a 30L option may be appropriate for some days)
CLOTHING
  • Jacket
  • Gore-Tex Jacket (for wet weather days only)
  • Gore-Tex Pant (for wet weather days only)
  • Buff Style Neck Tube / Headband
  • Sunhat (ballcap or full brim bucket style)
  • Thin Insulated Gloves (multiple pairs [3 min] for rope work)
OTHER
  • Lunch 
  • Water

 

WAIVER - Release of Liability & Indemnity Agreement

All participants, or their legal guardians wishing to participate on any Cloud Nine Programs, must acknowledge that they have been presented this document in advance of programming, have read it in its entirety, and understand the agreement being entered into by signing. While there is no obligation to enter into this agreement with us, it is a condition of our service provision. 

   REVIEW OUR WAIVER OF LIABILITY HERE