Intro to Rock Climbing-$149

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.


Skills covered:

Rock shoe, harness and helmet fit and use

Harness tie-in with figure eight knot

Top rope climbing setup from permanent anchors

Belayer/climber commands

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.