Climbing Knot Basics Class

6:00 PM  –  8:00 PM

Rochester REI


  • Group size: 12
  • Instructor: REI Specialist

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. 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!


Knowing how and why to tie knots properly is essential for climbers. We'll cover the figure-8, prusik, clove hitch, water knot, Kleimheist and several other basic climbing knots.

Rochester REI

450 E Henrietta Rd, Rochester, NY 14620

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