Basic Top Rope Skills
This beginner lesson is designed as an introduction to the exciting sport of rock climbing. The lesson covers knot tying, belaying, rope management skills, the use of technical equipment and climbing commands. Emphasis is placed on the skills needed to climb and belay in a controlled environment.
Ages 14+, this lesson is not an introduction to climbing technique
Learn to climb on the sharp end. If your only experiences include top rope climbing and bouldering, but you’re ready for what’s next, this is the course for you. This lesson will introduce the climber to leading sport routes. Topics include the art of controlled and efficient lead belaying, how to clip the rope into protection as you ascend, lead climbing techniques, the art of falling and how to catch a fall.
Ages 16+, flash level 5.9, qualified to top rope belay at Vertical Endeavors.
Private lessons will provide the direction, structure and content to refine your climbing skills. Customized lesson topics range from training and stretching to advanced movement techniques. Improve your climbing skills by reserving time for a private lesson. Rentals included. Open to all ages. Schedule in advance.
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Our indoor clinics offer instruction on more specialized subjects including Movement & Technique, Top Rope Anchors, Intro to Trad Lead, Sport Lead Transition, Crack Climbing, Escape the Belay, Rappelling and Multi-Pitch Transition. These can also be scheduled as a Private Lesson. All Ages Ask a staff member about the next Clinic Intensive Weekend!
Note: Minimum of 3 participants. Lessons and Clinics may run short depending on class size. There may be no room for walk-in registrations. Please register in advance.