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Instructional Climbing Classes

Instructional Climbing Courses

Getting Started

The Ropes

Interested in learning the skills and techniques needed to pass a belay certification test and climb on your own?

  • M T W Th F Su
  • 2 Hrs
  • 13+

The Ropes Family

Family time is fun for all ages! Climbing is a sport that can be done with all ages indoor or outside. No more watching from the sideline, get involved with your kiddos and climb together. Climbing builds trust and facilitates communication for all ages. (Equipment Included)

  • Sa
  • 2 Hrs
  • 5+

Intro to Bouldering

Whether you are just getting into the sport of climbing or simply looking to advance your skills in climbing, Intro to Bouldering will offer you the skills necessary to take your climbing to the next level

  • 3rd Mon
  • 1.5 Hrs
  • 9+

Intermediate / Advanced

To Lead Climb

Are you inspired by the dynamic lines and terrain available only to lead climbers? Or maybe you’re intrigued by tales of outdoor adventure and legendary route classics? Many find the added mental and physical challenge of leading to be extremely rewarding. Even if you’re just tired of having a top-rope in your face and want to learn to climb on the “sharp end,” Vertical Rock’s Introduction to Lead Climbing class is for you!

  • 1st Wed
  • 4 Hrs
  • 13+

Gym to Crag

To TRAD Climbing

Our Gym To Crag series begins with Intro to TRAD Climbing. This class will help experienced gym climbers begin their transition to the outdoors. The seminar will cover traditional and sport anchor building basics, traditional gear placements, best practices and assessment of risk.

  • Monthly
  • 4 Hrs
  • 13+

Trad Anchors II

The second class in the series will review skills and techniques learned in TA1 with the emphasis of the course on implementing trad and sport anchors at height. Participants will have the opportunity to practice techniques at height, and in the safety of our indoor gym. It is mandatory that the participant complete the first class prior or have instructor approval before attending.

  • TBD
  • 4 Hrs
  • 13+
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