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MULTI-PITCH CLIMBING SKILLS

Learn techniques and skills to multi-pitch climb.
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?
Learn the skills a climber needs to know to operate efficiently in a multi-pitch setting as a second (aka follower) or as a leader.
 
We will start in a ground school format with a demonstration of skills, followed by hands-on guided practice. Then we will apply the skills on a climb that has the option to construct intermediate belays. Through demonstration and hands-on guided practice, you'll learn strategies to become a competent multi-pitch climbing partner. 
Under the mentorship of an AMGA Certified Multi-Pitch Instructor or Assistant Rock Guide, you'll get direct feedback and learn:

-Knots & Hitches

-Review gear placements

-Building gear anchors

-Transitions

-Belay station and rope management

-Tips for being efficient and timely

-Rappelling best practices

 

PRE-REQUISITES

-Lead Belayer

-Familiar with anchoring principle SERENE/EARNEST

-Rappelling experience helpful

-Able to top rope 5.8 without falls/hangs

SMALL GROUP COURSES

This is a group course run at a 4 to 1 ratio. Pricing is based on a 2-person minimum and an 8-person maximum. If you want to book private instruction for individual coaching, please click here.

WHAT IS INCLUDED?
  • AMGA Certified Multi-Pitch Instructor or Rock Guide at a 4:1 ratio

  • All climbing equipment

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED?
  • Transportation. You will follow in your vehicle to the climbing area and depart from that location when your trip is complete.

  • Gratuities. Your AMGA Certified Guide is a trained service provider who takes pride in offering you the best service possible. Tips are a way to show your appreciation for their professionalism. We recommend 10-20% of your trip price as a starting point.

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