Learn to Climb Class

Description: Learn the basics of the dynamic sport of rock climbing in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. In this class you'll get an overview of basic rock climbing gear and learn how to put on a climbing harness. You'll then get individualized instruction in belaying and climbing on an indoor climbing wall. We'll also discuss the differences between indoor and outdoor climbing. Class size is kept to a minimum to allow for individualized instruction. All climbing gear provided.

Skills you'll learn:

  • Overview of types of rock and the difference between indoor and outdoor climbing
  • Overview of basic climbing equipment
  • Learn how to put on a harness and climb on an indoor rock wall
  • Build your confidence in your climbing skills

Check out the gear list.

Required Legal Form:
This course requires the participant to read and sign a liability release form before participating. Please see "Required Legal Form" for the session you are registering for. You will need to print, sign and bring the form to your class.

Learn to Climb Class Information

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Date / Time
Meeting Location / Class Notes
5/2/2014 6:00 - 8:30 PM PDT

Learn to Climb Class
Saratoga REI | More Information | Get Directions
Group Size: 6
Required Legal Form: Climbing Wall (pdf)

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

Spots left: 3

Learn to Climb Class Gear List

Gear to bring to class:


  • Water Bottle


  • Energy Snacks

Gear provided by REI:

  • Climbing Helmet
  • Climbing Harness
  • Climbing Shoes
  • Dynamic Climbing Rope - At least a 60m rope.
  • Belay Device