Learn2Lead 2017 Course #1 COURSE FULL

Mt Arapiles 24 Jan 2017 — 29 Jan 2017

RackThe first Learn2Lead Course for 2017 is now FULL. Please contact Michael O’Reilly, the VCC Trip Coordinator, if you are interested in the second L2L Course, which will be offered in March.

The first Learn2Lead Course for 2017 is being organised to take place at Mt Arapiles from 24th – 29th January.

The VCC offers this course exclusively to members.


Take the next step. Learn to lead climb, have fun and get home safely:

  • Exclusive to VCC members
  • 6 days qualified instruction
  • All equipment, including trad gear, provided
  • Only 4 participants per instructor.

What you will learn:

  • Lead climbing using natural protection
  • Setting up belay stations and descending from the cliff
  • Multi-pitch considerations
  • Protecting the second.

Course pre-requisites:

  • You should be able to safely belay and second a lead climber outdoors
  • You must be a current VCC member.

Total cost: $695 per person, including GST.

Note: Parks Victoria Camping Fees at Mt Arapiles ($5:20 per person per night), Food and Transport are not included in this price.

The course is organised by the VCC, and is run over 6 consecutive days by a qualified private provider.

Contact Michael O’Reilly, the VCC Trip Co-ordinator, as soon as possible to secure your place. There are only 4 places available on this course. Your place on the course will only be confirmed upon payment of a non-refundable $125 deposit. The balance of the payment needs to be made at least 3 weeks prior to the start of the course.

Hex Placement 1 small

Photos: Michael’s rack and a hex placement.

Contact: Michael O'Reilly