Irish Lead Climbing League

The Irish Lead Climbing League is a fun and friendly climbing competition for climbers of all ages.

Dates and venues

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Rounds 01 02 03
Date 24 September 2016 15 October 2016 5 November 2016
Venue Awesome Walls Cork Play at Height Dingle Awesome Walls Dublin

Competition times

Registration opens 11:00
Climbing starts 12:00
Climbing finishes 17:00
Results announced 18:00

Competition entry

Entry fees for the competition are collected on the morning of the competition.

Mountaineering Ireland / Concession €10.00
Standard Entry €15.00

Competition format

The Irish Lead Climbing League is a flash format lead climbing competition.  

Each round will feature ten routes. Routes will range in difficulty from approximately 5b to 8a.

Competitors score points by Clipping the Top Anchor and Quickdraws on the route. 

  First Attempt Second Attempt
Top anchor 10 8
One from the top 9 7
Two from the top 8 6
Three from the top 7 5
Four from the top 6 4
Five from the top 5 3
Six from the top 4 2
Seven from the top 3 1
Eight from the top 2 0
Nine from the top 1 0

Competition categories

The Irish Lead Climbing League is open to climbers in the following categories.

Masters - over 45 years of age and over
Senior - over 16 years of age and over
15-16 years of age
13-14 years of age
11-12 years of age
9-10 years of age

All competitors must be competent lead climbers. The competition organiser reserves the right to remove competitors who do not show the requisite level of competency.

Competition rules

For full competition rules please click on the following link: 2016 ILCL Rules

Competition results

Competition results will be posted after each round. Click on the relevant round to view the results.

Round 1 - All in Round 1 - Per category
Round 2 - All in Round 2 - Per category
Round 3 - All in Round 3 - Per category

League results will be given at the end of round two, three and four. Click on the relevant round to view the results.

League results after Round 2
League results after Round 3