Family Learn to Climb

12:00pm2:00pm
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$35 for REI Members

$45 for non-members

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Overview

  • Fitness level 2 Easy Active
  • Skill level 1 Beginner
  • Minimum age 8
  • Group size 10 people

Learn the basics of the dynamic sport of rock climbing in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. Bring your family and get an overview of basic rock climbing gear and learn how to put on a climbing harness. You'll then get individualized instruction in belaying and climbing on an indoor climbing wall. We'll also discuss the differences between indoor and outdoor climbing. Class size is kept to a minimum to allow for individualized instruction. All climbing gear provided. Adults and kids will learn belay. Responsible adult must accompany children. Kids must be 8 and up.

  • Overview of types of rock and the difference between indoor and outdoor climbing
  • Overview of basic climbing equipment
  • Learn how to put on a harness and climb on an indoor rock wall
  • Build your confidence in your climbing skills

What to bring with you

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More directions and information

Questions? Call our Local Experiences team at 1-877-819-3810 or email us at chicago-os@rei.com.