Intro to Rock Climbing

The Intro Rock Climbing course covers the basics of outdoor climbing in one day.  Our AMGA trained/certified guides are masters at getting your skills up to par so you can be comfortable on the rock.  This course teaches a solid foundation of climbing-related skills, while allowing for plenty of time climbing rock. Learning to rock climb is an experience that you will not soon forget!

Intro Rock Climbing

Course Details

Overview:

Teaches a solid foundation of climbing-related skills, while allowing for plenty of time climbing rock.

Topics include:

  • Learn how to manage a belay point and rappel
  • Practice basic rock-climbing knots
  • Get comfortable belaying outside
  • Learn efficient climbing techniques
  • Practice basics
  • Learn how anchors and complete climbing systems work

Prerequisites:

No experience necessary

Time:

8:00am - 4:00pm

Duration:

8 hours

Maximum Ratio:

6:1

Minimum Age:

Please call to register participants under 18

Price includes & Excludes:

Includes: harness, helmet, climbing shoes and belay device

Meeting location:

Boulder Dates:
Boulder Rock Club
2829 Mapleton Avenue
Boulder, CO 80301

or

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

Lodging:

With a sixteen-bed lodge available exclusively to Colorado Mountain School students, course participants are welcome to reserve a bed, but should be aware that there course meets each morning in Boulder or Denver - approximately a 50 -70 minute drive from our lodge.  Our lodge is located in downtown Estes Park with a full kitchen, WiFi and hot showers. Lodging must be book separately for $30/night.  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.