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Introduction to Indoor Lead Climbing

Learn the full freedom that lead climbing offers on Junction's massive lead terrain! This six-hour course teaches you the skills needed for sport lead climbing, the most advanced indoor climbing skill.

Before you book:

  • All participants must pass an in-gym Lead Pre-Test before registering for a course. This test assesses climbing ability as well as acceptable technique and safety practices.

  • Participants must be at least 16 years old. Those under 18 must also have written parental approval.

  • Participants must bring their own equipment including a Petzl Grigri, sport climbing rope, harness, and shoes.

  • The course takes place over two days. Full attendance is required to complete the course.

  • Completion of the course does not guarantee a pass on your lead test.

What we need to know:

  • Your and your partner's full names

    • Solo signups - let us know if you  require to be matched with someone or are bringing a Junction-certified lead partner for a private lesson

  • Weight difference between you and your partner (differences greater than 30% are strongly discouraged)

    • Solo signups - please include how much you weigh​

  • A general idea of your availability (daytime and/or evening)


  • Regular Lessons (with 2 learners) are $190 per person including HST.

  • Private Lessons (with a single learner) are $250 including HST and you must bring a Junction-certified lead partner.