The Peak District National Park

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Sport Climbing Learn to Lead

£179 per person

2 days - Ratio 1:4

"Clipping the final quickdraw at the top, Sam let out a sigh of relief. Smiling, he had finally lead his first route"


Sport climbing can open up a whole new world, being one of the most accessible and popular styles of climbing in the world. In this session you will learn to lead climb, covering all technical aspects as well as good techniques to progress into the future. 

Experience needed:

Prior climbing experience and competency of belaying / tying in is necessary for this course.

What you will learn:

  • Dynamic belaying

  • Anchor managment

  • Top rope set up's

  • Re-tying in

  • Clipping

  • Fall management

  • Equipment use

  • Climbing techniques

  • Guidebook uses

  • and more...

At the end of this course we aim for you to be fully independent, with all the knowledge you need to go and enjoy this amazing climbing style in confidence.  

Kit needed:

All climbing kit is provided, including shoes and chalk. If you wish to bring your own gear that's no problem.


Our start time and meeting point is 9:30am at our centre The Peak Climbing School. Here we will brief you on the days activity whilst having a free brew and biscuit. From here we will set off into the crag for an exciting days learning. The sport climbing venues used are with 20mins driving from the centre therefore some transport is advantageous. However if you are struggling for transport please let us know so we can arrange some for you. Day 2 will also start at 9:30am and will follow a similar format to day 1. On both days we will aim to be wrapping up around 4:30pm back at the centre.   

Open course dates:

We have a number of courses running all year which can be booked online below.


If these dates don't suit your calendar please get in touch as we are always more than happy to put more course dates on! 

We need a min of 2 people to run an open course, therefore it's advisable you book for 2 to ensure it goes ahead. However this is not a requirement!

If you do book individually onto an open course and we don't get enough participants to run the session we will try our best to re-book you onto another course or give you a full refund.


Private booking:

If you'd rather book this course privately and have us all to yourself thats no problem. Our private guiding day rates will just apply. All private courses can be adjusted to completely suit your needs.

Secure Payment:

We accept most major credit and debit cards and with our secure booking system booking your course couldn't be easier. However if you'd prefer to book and pay over the phone please get in touch.

Instructors and insurance:

All our staff are qualified and assessed by the Mountain Training Association and have years of coaching and instructing experience and all participants are covered for all activities via our public liability insurance.

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