Echols Dorm: Brick Wall By Side Door
Have you gotten into climbing recently and want now want to be that awesome person lead climbing some super awesome route somewhere. Have your friends been begging you to learn how to lead belay? well guess what, here’s your chance! We’re gonna go to Manchester Wall and do some sport climbing. Its not the worlds best climbing spot but it does work really well for learning how to lead. SEVEN BOLTS TO HEAVEN!
So here’s whats up, I’m going to teach the following techniques: lead belaying with an atc, clipping, rope management, simple anchor building, and route cleaning.
Requirements: ability to comfortably climb 5.10 cleanly on top rope. ability to belay top rope with an atc.
personal climbing gear: two point harness, shoes, ATC (No gri-gris here people).
sandals/other shoes for wearing when not climbing
water, about 2 liters or so
warm clothes, its gonna be pretty chilly in richmond this weekend
any gear you don’t have
expert instruction by your’s truly
I’m waitlisting everyone just for my own logistical sake