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Intro to Lead Climbing Indoors

Redmond, WA , United States
2h
English

About Your Host

Kaf – (pronounced like cough) – is an old mystical Hebrew word meaning ‘the power to actualize potential.’ The Hebrew legend goes that Kaf is a sacred mythological mountain that surrounds the world and bounds the horizon. This mountain rests upon the emerald stone of sakhrat, which emanates miraculous power; together, their reflection makes the sky blue. Kaf Adventures is dedicated to self-discovery, wilderness skill education and leadership development through outdoor recreation, adventure travel, and wilderness exploration. We always strive to maintain an awareness of our impact on the natural environment and of different cultures we visit. Kaf Adventures arose out of the outdoor passions of owner and operator, Mick Pearson. Mick began studying outdoor recreation in 1997, and felt the value of experiential education while spending time with others in wild places. These experiences and interactions impacted his life, created a place for self-discovery, and gave him an appreciation for the natural world. Thus Kaf Adventures was born out of his experiences and has shared a parallel process with Mick’s journeys. What makes Kaf, Kaf? You, me and the places we go together! Kaf is all about community. Students do not just zoom in and out of our classes; they become members of the Kaf community. Though our adventures in nature, our community members form unique bonds with each other that continue to grow once back in the city. The 3 segments of Kaf: Outdoor Exploration, Adventure Travel, and Team Development. Within each segment you will find a place to learn, experience and reflect upon your daily existence.

What we'll do

Come learn the basics of indoor lead climbing from highly experienced and knowledgeable instructors in a fun and supportive environment. Pre-Requisites You must have a solid understanding and practice of how to climb in a top rope setting, and the ability to top rope 5.8 in a gym setting. Now it’s time to utilize what you learned in the Rope Handling Course and Advance Technique Course to get lead climbing! During this course you will learn vital lead climbing skills, have the opportunity to ask questions about safety in movement, practice mock leading, and climb! You’ll also have the chance to meet other like-minded climbing partners. Our Seattle instructors will give you a thorough introduction to lead climbing theory, lead belaying, safety, clipping technique and energy conservation. You will walk away with a solid understanding of lead climbing and belaying skills, lead climbing safety fundamentals, use of commands, mental strategies, and the skills necessary to start lead climbing indoors at rock climbing gyms. This course also sets you up to climb outdoors after the Outdoor Sport Lead Climbing Class! Take a look at the exciting outdoor guided climbs you’ll be ready to conquer…

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    $54 USD

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    per person