Rock Climbing Rescue Class

9:00am3:00pm
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$125 for REI Members

$145 for non-members

Limited spots left

Overview

  • Fitness level 2 Easy Active
  • Minimum age 14
  • Group size 5 people
  • Instructor REI AMGA Certified Climbing Instructor

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 lower both climber and rescuer. Please bring your personal harness as practicing with your own equipment can better prepare you for real situations. REI Outdoor School will provide climbing shoes, harnesses, and helmets to any participants that require them as well as all climbing hardware, ropes, and anchor building materials. Prerequisite: Introduction to Outdoor Rock Climbing or equivalent experience.

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

What to bring with you

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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More directions and information

"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.)