The intro to rock climbing course is designed for people with little to no previous rock climbing experience. This course is ideal for those who want to experience the thrill of rock climbing in a beautiful mountain setting.
This 1-day course takes place on Donner Pass, at the Kindergarten Slabs Climbing area at the School Rock parking area.
Rock shoe, harness and helmet fit and use
Harness tie-in with figure eight knot
Top rope climbing setup from permanent anchors
Belaying and lowering a climber with a standard belay device
Climbing techniques for slab, face, and crack climbing
Introduction to the climbing rating system
Leave No Trace practices at climbing areas
Gear included in course price: Harness, helmet, rock climbing shoes, and all group climbing equipment.
Climbing difficulty from 5.0 - 5.7. No previous climbing experience required.