Introduction to Outdoor Rock Climbing Class

9:00am2:00pm
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$115 for REI Members

$135 for non-members

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Overview

  • Fitness level 2 Easy Active
  • Minimum age 14
  • Group size 8 people
  • Instructor REI AMGA Certified Climbing Instructor

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

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Notes

Programs may close to new registrations 48 hours before the program start time. Still have questions about this program? You can reach our local experiences team Monday through Friday 10 AM - 5 PM at newengland-os@rei.com and by phone at 855-258-9509. We look forward to hearing from you!

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"College Rock was the favorite haunt of a few hard men who successfully kept it a secret for years during the 1970s--until the publication of the first edition of Boston Rocks. A favorite of a new generation, it is one of the best crags around" (from Boston Rocks! 2nd ed.)