Life’s a climb, but the view is great!
Reach new heights in this four-day summer adventure! Learn the essential rock climbing skills such as climbing techniques, knot tying, belaying, communication and rappelling. Camping out each night and adventuring all day, this is an action-packed week!
Packed full of adventure this four-day rock climbing course starts from the ground up. From belaying to mindfulness techniques we’ll teach you all the basics necessary for you to develop solid climbing abilities. Along with rock climbing, we’ll also be camping out each night; learning to backcountry cook, bear prevention and response, disinfecting water and other backcountry skills.
Get ready to Ascend!
Day 1: Low & High Rope Challenge Course
Day 2: Indoor Gym Climbing & Skill Development
Day 3: Outdoor Top Rope Climbing
Day 4: Outdoor Top Rope Climbing and Rappelling
Adverse environmental conditions can occur during the program (i.e. cold, wet, or snowy conditions). A gear list is provided and students must come prepared with the necessary gear.
Many items may be available for use upon request such as rain gear, fleece layers, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, etc. etc. All group gear is provided such as tents, cook stoves, food, and more.
As an entry-level course for rock climbing student’s physical fitness requirements is relatively low, however, students should expect to be physically active throughout the day for rock climbing and hiking activities. They also must have the cognitive ability to follow directions specific to managing risks associated with backcountry travel such as staying together in a group, using a camp stove, setting up tents and tarps, etc.