Basic Rock Climbing


Basic Rock Climbing...

This beginner climbing course gives students a very solid foundation to begin exploring the amazing sport of rock climbing. It is intended for those with little or no climbing experience.Students learn proper techniques as they relate to top rope and multi-pitch climbing, rappelling and belaying. Ample time is also devoted to learning the movement skills necessary to climb efficiently. Topics include equipment selection, rope management, common climbing knots and applicability, rope types and construction, carabiner types and proper usage, climbing calls, belaying with a tube type device and Muenter hitch, climbing ethics, and basic climbing techniques.

We will spend the day together going over core concepts with some time spent in a classroom type environment and the bulk of the time outdoors putting the freshly acquired skills to use.  


Basic skills covered

  • Introduction to equipment: design, care, use, and selection

  • Knots and tie-ins

  • Hand and foot positions for easy to moderate climbing routes

  • Introduction to anchors and belays

  • Development of free climbing technique 

  • Rappelling

  • Simple Ground Anchors

  • Removing Artificial Pro

  • Connecting to anchors


Typical Cost $95

Duration: 1 Day

Please check our calendar of events for a current list of scheduled training sessions.


Custom Training 

Training can also be customized and scheduled based on your availability. Feel free to contact us any time to inquire about your desired topic and we can discuss available dates and participant minimums.   

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