Learn2Lead Course #1: January

Mt Arapiles/Djurite 23 Jan 2018 — 28 Jan 2018

The first Learn2Lead Course for 2018 will be offered at Mt Arapiles/Djurite in January. It will run from 23rd – 28th January, 2018. This first course also overlaps with the Australia Day Public Holiday and Long Weekend.

The VCC offers this course exclusively to members.

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

·       Exclusive to VCC members

·       6 days qualified instruction

·       All equipment, including trad gear, provided

·       Only 4 participants are on the course.

 

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 ($5:30 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 and non-transferrable  $195 deposit. The balance of the payment needs to be made at least 4 weeks prior to the start of the course.

 

 

Photos: Michael’s trad rack and a hex placement.

 

 

 

 

 

Contact: Michael O'Reilly

Not sure if you’re novice, intermediate or advanced? Find your level or contact the trip leader.