Comprehensive Rock Rescue

Rock Rescue

This comprehensive rock rescue course will teach you basic rescue skills while climbing, so you can prevent a full-blown rescue. For anyone who climbs trad, this two-day course is mandatory.  

Rock Climbing Rescue Haul Safety Estes Park Colorado

Course Details


Protect yourself and your partner in an emergency.  Be prepared!

Topics include:

  • Learn to escape the belay
  • Learn how to set raising and lowering systems
  • Learn to improvise rappels
  • Learn to ascend and descend a rope
  • Learn to pass a knot on rappel
  • Become a trustworthy partner


Experience with basic knots, belaying and climbing commands


8:00am - 4:00pm


2 Days

Maximum Ratio:


Minimum Age:

Please call to register participants under 18

Meeting location:

Boulder Dates:
Neptune Mountaineering
633 S Broadway St.
Boulder, CO 80305


Denver Dates:
Big Daddy Bagels
106 N Rubey Dr # D
Golden, CO 80403



With a sixteen-bed lodge available to Colorado Mountain School students. SPI candidates are welcome to reserve a bed, but should be aware that there course meets each morning in Boulder - approximately a 50 minute drive from our lodge.  Our lodge is located in downtown Estes Park with a full kitchen, WiFi and hot showers. Lodging must be booked separately for $40/night.  Please call our office for reservations.


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