Introduction to Outdoor Rock Climbing Class
Description: Come learn the basics of rock climbing outdoors. We'll focus on building solid fundamental skills, such as belaying, crack-climbing technique and face-climbing technique. If you've only climbed inside or you're looking to explore rock climbing for the first time, this is your opportunity to practice with professional rock climbing instructors. We provide harnesses, helmets and all the necessary gear for you to try out this fun and challenging sport! Those under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or responsible adult.
Skills you'll learn:
Learn how to belay climbers and catch a fall. Learn climbing communication signals. Learn basic technique to climb rock faces and cracks. Gain confidence in your ability to maneuver up a rock. Learn how to choose the right climbing partner and location.
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.
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Introduction to Outdoor Rock Climbing Class Information
INTRODUCTION TO OUTDOOR ROCK CLIMBING CLASS
- Class Details
- Gear List
Introduction to Outdoor Rock Climbing Class Gear List
Gear to bring to class:
- Lunch & Snacks
- Hiking Boots
- Water Bottle
- Daypack - Day pack large enough to carry water, food and layers.
- Sun Protection - Lip balm, sunscreen, wide-brim hats, etc.
- Rain Gear - Waterproof/resistant jacket, pants and hat.
- Lip Balm/Protection
- Hydration Compatible Day Pack - 1000-2000 cubic inches with 70-100 oz water bladder
- Energy Snacks
Gear provided by REI:
- Climbing Harness
- Belay Device
- Climbing Helmet
- Climbing Shoes