Big Wall Clinic

Big Wall Climbing

Is the big stone in your future? If you are already a solid leader, there are a few additional skills you’ll need for climbing a big wall. Learn them in one day from a professional guide and potentially save yourself the dreaded big wall epic.

Course Details

Overview:

Make your dreams a reality.  Learn to climb Grade IV+ routes quickly and comfortably.

Topics include:

  • Introduction to big wall gear
  • Aid placements
  • Fixed rope ascention techniques
  • Cleaning roofs and traverses
  • Setting up hauling systems
  • Rope management
  • Pendulums

Prerequisites:

Trad leading experience required

Time:

8:00am - 4:00pm

Duration:

8 hours

Maximum Ratio:

4:1

Minimum Age:

Please call to register participants under 18

Meeting location:

Boulder Rock Club
2829 Mapleton Avenue
Boulder, CO 80301

Lodging:

Colorado Mountain School Lodge offers a sixteen-bed lodge located in downtown Estes Park that includes a full kitchen, WiFi and hot showers.  Lodging must be booked separately at a rate of $40/night for CMS clients.  Please call our office for reservations.

Notes:

All of our courses can be run as private outings.  If you're interested in a course, but it doesn't fit into your schedule, please check out our private guiding options.