Climbing Lessons

Private Instruction

$35/hour per person

We offer a fun and relaxed atmosphere where you can hire a professional instructor to help introduce you to this exciting sport. We teach basic and advanced climbing techniques and skills to help you grow as a climber. We can help you with bouldering, top-roping, traversing, slacklining, and more!

Kid rock climbing. Photographer: Megan Bethge

Are you ready to take your top rope skills to the next level and get on the sharp end? We offer lead climbing lessons for those who are ready to step up their physical and mental game both in- and outdoors!

Lead Climbing Lessons

For One: $80
For Two: $160

*Requirements: Must be climbing at least 5.10 top rope before taking this lesson.

This lesson is 2.5 – 3.5 hours long (depending on group size). It can be done in a single session or split into two sessions.

You will first learn rope commands, how to tie a figure 8 follow through knot with a backup, clipping techniques, dangers to be aware of, as well as techniques for climbing on lead.

For belaying on lead, you will learn how to use a GriGri or ATC, advanced techniques on feeding and taking slack with either device, and how to catch a climber’s fall. We will supply a helper to belay and climb while you are learning. Rental gear is not included in this price.

Anchor & Rappelling Lessons

For One: $45
For Two: $90

*Requirements: Must be lead and belay certified by NCC or have taken our lead climbing lesson.

This lesson is a 1.5 – 2.5 hour-long lesson (depending on group size) and is done in one session.

In this lesson, you will learn how to properly set a top rope at the anchors of a climb, how to clean your gear from a climb, and how to rappel from the top of a climb.

We will discuss how to use a personal anchoring system (PAS), how to use a prusik, rope management, and safety precautions while cleaning and rappelling. Rental gear not included.

Tanner in the cave. Photographer: Megan Bethge
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