Rock Climbing Rescue Class

Description: Join REI Outdoor School rock climbing instructors to learn assisted-rescue skills no climber should be without: getting yourself out of tricky situations and assisting others when professional help is unavailable. You'll learn how to escape a belay setup, ascend to aid an injured climber and assist your partner from above. Please bring your harness. Practicing with your own equipment will better prepare you for real situations. REI Outdoor School can provide climbing gear if you don't have your own. Prerequisite: Introduction to Outdoor Rock Climbing or equivalent experience.

Skills you'll learn:

  • Belay escape techniques
  • Ascending to aid an injured climber
  • Assisting a climber below you

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.

More Partner Information:

Rock Climbing Rescue Class Information

Outdoor School Cancellation Policy



  • Class Details
  • Gear List
Date / Time
Meeting Location / Class Notes

Rock Climbing Rescue Class Gear List

Gear to bring to class:


  • None


  • None

Gear provided by REI:

  • Climbing Shoes
  • Climbing Harness
  • Climbing Helmet
  • Belay Device