Climbing Knot Basics

Description: Come learn the basics of climbing knot tying in an in store setting. We'll focus on building solid fundamental skills teaching you the climbing related knots you need to know. Regardless of your past climbing experience, this is your opportunity to learn and practice with professional rock climbing instructors. We provide all rope, webbing, cord and other related equipment for you to learn and practice the most essential climbing knots. You will learn when, how and why to use a figure-8, prusik, Kleimheist, overhand, water knot, clove hitch, girth hitch, bowline, double-bowline and several more, as well as variations on these. No previous experience required!

Skills you'll learn:

  • Learn how to tie various knots, their uses, strengths and weaknesses
  • Learn to monitor and maintain your rope
  • Get expert feedback on your knots

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Climbing Knot Basics Information

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  • Gear List

Climbing Knot Basics Gear List

Gear to bring to class:


  • None


  • None

Gear provided by REI:

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