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Indoor Lead climbing

Target audience
Do you already have some experience with toprope climbing and would you like to make the step to indoor lead climbing, and clear the way to climb outside? Then this course is what you are looking for. The indoor lead-climbing climbing proficiency certificate is also an entry requirement for the Outdoor Single Pitch course.

Entry Requirements

  • Have passed the Indoor Toprope (IT) exam
  • Being able to climb in the hall 5+ toprope without a block
  • Compulsory attendance at all course evenings

The course consists of the following three parts:

  1. Admission time
  2. Three indoor lead-climbing course evenings
  3. Indoor lead-climbing exam evening

With this course, you will learn step-by-step everything important for indoor lead-climbing. Topics discussed include belaying a climber, clipping sets, lead-climb traps and foot errors.

The indoor lead-climbing course takes place twice per study year. 

  • After the summer break in Q1
  • After the spring intro in Q4

The exact dates are shown in the agenda when they are known.


  • Harness
  • Safebiner
  • Belaying device
  • Climbing shoes

The cost for this course will be 50 euros.

Do you want to sign up for this course? You can register for the course once it shows up on the agenda. If you have any questions, please contact the Education Committee via OC@esac.nl.

PS. When the maximum number of subscriptions is reached, the Education Committee will make a selection based on (climbing) motivation.