Introduction to Leading Sport Climbs


$109 for REI Members

$129 for non-members


  • Fitness level 4 Vigorous
  • Skill level 3 Advanced
  • Group size 6 people

Take your climbing to the next level and learn to lead bolted sport climbs. This class is designed for experienced top rope climbers wanting to gain the skills necessary to lead outdoor sport climbs. Our rock climbing instructors will teach you how to lead belay, properly clip bolts, and plan your route, all from the safety of a mock lead. Participants should be comfortable top roping climbs at a 5.8 difficulty and have been climbing consistently for 1 year.

  • To refine climbing technique including rope management, route finding, efficient climbing movement, and fundamentals of safety
  • To learn to lead bolted sport climbs and lead belay while on top rope

What to bring with you

Map image of Atlantis - Queen Creek Canyon

More directions and information

From the US 60 and AZ 177 interchange in Superior, AZ: travel east on US 60 for 2 miles. After passing through the tunnel, Atlantis is the first pullout on the right (south) side of the road. Meet your instructors here. Call 520.477.7344 with any questions day of course.