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Learn to Lead Climb

  • Location Scotland
  • Price from £230.00
  • Walking / Hiking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Learn new skills
  • Microadventure


Join our learn to lead climb course, based around Aviemore, Cairngorms. Being on 'the sharp end' is a serious step in any climbers career and comes with higher risk, but with risk comes also with high rewards, let us show you the ropes by building a solid base of fundamental skills, techniques and strategies to help you get the most out of your course. Our instructors teach progressively to let you build your confidence and skill level at a pace to suit you.
How to safely and effectively belay leader & second

Learn the skills to assess and select appropriate traditional leader
placed protection

How to attach to multi-point anchors with the rope

Retreating from climbs demonstrating the use of a variety of anchors

Coaching on technique and movement

Day 1

Day one will be an opportunity to get out and get on the rock and see where we're at, build on what we need to implement to our climbing whether it be movement coaching, rope work or stance management.

Day 2

Day two will be building upon what we have learned on day one and apply a progressive approach to getting our skills into the long term memory. The nuts and bolts of this day will be decided by what we get up to on day one.

This adventure is perfect for individuals and small groups, and can be tailored for:

  • Corporates
  • Families
  • Hen / Stag parties

Make this experience your own: Send Enquiry

Effort Level

You’ll be working up a sweat. Bring along a touch of enthusiasm and a little determination

  • Chilled
  • Active
  • Tough


Not-provided Accommodation

Accommodation is not provided as standard but we will be happy to help arrange it for you. Please message us to arrange!

    What's included

  • Transportation On-course transport
  • Equipment
    Equipment supplied by SRW > Harness > Helmet > Ropes > Guidebooks > All climbing hardware > Group shelter > First Aid kit
  • Other Highly experienced & qualified Instructor

    What you'll need

  • Warm Clothing
  • Waterproofs
    A pair comfortable, waterproof walking boots or shoes > Quality, breathable waterproof jacket and trousers. Gore-tex or similar
  • Food
  • Drink
  • Other
    Spare insulating layer Walking socks Walking trousers (synthetic materials; jeans or similar are not suitable) Water bottle or flask Rucksack 30-40 ltr Hat & waterproof gloves Lunch, plus a little spare food Sunglasses & sun cream (you just never know!) Waterproof case for phone i.e. zip-lock bag Personal medications


Custom Policy

  • Cancel before 31 days of your adventure and receive a 75% refund (minus payment processing fees).
  • Cancel within 30 days of the adventure with no refund.
  • Alternate dates may be able to be agreed at no additional cost, but this is not guaranteed.




Scottish Rock & Water

Scottish Rock & Water

Scottish Rock & Water is the experience provider for Learn to Lead Climb