2-Day Gym to Crag - Sport Climbing

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2-Day Gym to Crag - Sport Climbing

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So you’ve been rock climbing in the gym for a bit, taken your lead climbing course, and and now you want to try your skills outdoors. Only thing is you recognize that there’s a knowledge gap between what they taught you and what you need to climb outdoors safely. That’s where we come in. We’ll take you from climbing in a gym to climbing at a crag safely and confidently.

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If you've been lead climbing in the gym for a bit and would like to transition safely to outdoor rock, this course is a perfect place to start. This course is meant for those who are excited to go outdoor climbing and have taken a lead climbing course at a gym. Learn all the details about lead climbing outdoors.

This is a 2-day course. See course outline below. Learn how to lead climb outdoors in a variety of circumstances, as well as a number of different skills and factors that can impact your climbing day.

Must be comfortable lead climbing 5.9 indoors. 

Course Content - 2nd Day

  • Lowering vs. Rappelling

  • Using a stick-clip

  • Setting Quickdraws on the climb

  • Cleaning a route

  • Bailing from a route

  • Practicing all skills learned in an outdoor setting under the supervision of a certified climbing guide

Course Content - 1st Day

  • Knot review and lesson

  • Understanding your gear and its limitations

  • Mitigate outdoor hazards

  • Anchor building

  • Personal Anchor Systems and tethering

  • Rappelling safely

  • Climbing Ethics and Environmental Stewardship

*Content set to change based on learning goals and experience. We do not talk about trad anchors or trad placements in this course.

Course does not Include

  • Lunch/Snacks

  • Personal belongings

  • Climbing Shoes, Harness

  • Rope, Belay device

  • Park Entrance fees (where applicable)

  • Overnight camping/accommodations

Course Includes

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  • PCGI Certified guide (Professional Climbing Guide Institution)

  • Small ratio (1:6 maximum)

  • Anchor building materials

  • Helmet, Rappel device, Quick Draws if needed, (though we recommend you bring your own so you can practice using your own gear)