Introduction to Outdoor Lead Climbing at Rumney

6:30 AM  –  6:00 PM

Central Rock Gym-Watertown

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  • Fitness level  3: Moderate
  • Skill level  2: Intermediate
  • Minimum age: 14
  • Group size: 6
  • Instructor: REI AMGA Certified Climbing Instructor

Are you an experienced gym climber looking to take the leap into outdoor climbing? If you are lead certified at a gym and ready to take your climbing to the next level, join like-minded individuals and our expert climbing guides on an epic road trip to Rumney. Your guides will meet you at a local climbing gym and transport you to the White Mountains in our luxury van. At Rumney, you'll get a full day of climbing instruction focusing on route finding, properly clipping bolts, constructing sport anchors, and cleaning climbs while on mock lead. REI will provide transportation and all the gear necessary for lead climbing outdoors.

  • Refine climbing movement, clipping efficiency, and rope management
  • Learn proper clipping technique on outdoor sport routes
  • Get advice on gear purchases and beta on local sport climbing areas
  • Learn multiple strategies to safely build and clean sport anchors
  • Practice using a guide book and finding your route on real rock

Central Rock Gym-Watertown

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