Skills Classes

Learn the fundamental aspects of rock climbing responsibly – communication, belaying, and basic climbing skills.

Top Rope Skills - $29 (free* for new members)

Perfect for new climbers, this course will give you the necessary understanding of safety guidelines, principles of sound top-rope belay technique, and proper sequencing of climber/belayer communication. Complete this 60-90 minute course to gain access to all top-rope stations. There are no prerequisites for this two hour class.

Check the Calendar for the class schedule and to register online. A deposit is required.

* Free for new members if taken within 30 days of joining. Otherwise 30% off.

Lead Rope Skills - $59 (30% off for members)

Up your game. This educational class will give patrons the necessary understanding of safety guidelines, while continuing to hone and understand principles of sound belay technique, and with special considerations when lead climbing. Passing this course allows you to lead climb in the gym once you pass required skills checks. This is a 3-hour course split into 2 days. Attendees must attend both days. There is also a one-day option.

Prerequisites

  • Reservations
  • Top-rope belay certified
  • You must have been climbing top-rope for several months
  • Must be able to confidently climb 5.9+ (we will test you!)
  • You must have your own harness. Our rental harnesses are not an option.

Check the Calendar for the class schedule and to register online. A deposit is required. 

Technique Classes

Improve your climbing through technique, movement, and strategy.

Technique 101: Climbing Movement - $29 (30% off for members)

This introductory course is designed for any person who is climbing in the gym who wants to understand how movement on vertical terrain can be refined and made more effective and efficient. This class is probably a little remedial for those climbing at a 5.10+ level. There are no prerequisites for this two hour class.

Check the Calendar for the class schedule and to register online. A deposit is required.

Technique 201: Coming Soon

You'll be good enough soon enough.