Introduction to Outdoor Rock Climbing Class

10:00am4:00pm

$99 for REI Members

$119 for non-members

Overview

  • Fitness level 2 Easy Active
  • Skill level 1 Beginner
  • Minimum age 14
  • Group size 8 people

Join REI to learn the fundamentals of outdoor rock climbing in this hands-on experience. We'll focus on building the skills you need to continue your climbing journey, including proper belay techniques to keep your fellow climbers protected while they're off the ground. We'll cover necessary knots and give you the chance to practice basic outdoor climbing techniques, with some personalized instruction along the way. REI will provide all of the necessary climbing equipment for this great first-time experience.

  • Learn how to belay other climbers while they're off the ground
  • Learn to tie the basic climbing knots and practice good rope management
  • Learn the basics of climbing movement and technique
  • Practice your new skills with ample opportunities to climb multiple outdoor climbing routes
  • Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or responsible adult

What to bring with you

Map image of Stephen's and Allamuchy Mountain State Parks NJ

More directions and information

Follow Park road into the woods bearing left past the retirement center; Turn right on wooden bridge across Musconetcong River. Ranger Station is at parking lot. Please meet there