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Gym to Crag: Outdoor Sport Climbing Skills
June 3, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm| $150
The Gym to Crag program is designed to teach indoor climbers the skills and knowledge to safely transition to outdoor climbing. While some indoor climbers may be very proficient in the gym, outdoor climbing has a number of other considerations and responsibilities. Our goal is to educate and prepare our climbers who are ready to make the move to the great outdoors.
The term “outdoor climbing” is a very broad label which encompasses many different styles of climbing and skill sets. Because of this, our Gym to Crag program is split up into multiple classes and workshops that cover a wide array of topics ranging from the basics to big wall.
Gym to Crag: Outdoor Sport Climbing Skills is the next part of our Gym to Crag Series. Building off the basics, this class will give you all the needed skills to safely and confidently climb at outdoor sport crags. Equipment will be provided. This class will run approximately 6-8 hours, is taught in house, and cover topics such as…
-Inspecting bolts and fixed gear.
-Quick draw safety (gate orientation, sides of the draw, ect).
-Building ground anchors.
-Cleaning using chains and rappel rings.
-Outdoor climbing knots.
-Two bolt top rope anchors.
Prerequisites for this class…
-Lead climbing and belaying certification.
-Gym to Crag: The Basics (or adequate knowledge of material).
-Must register at least two days in advance.
How to prepare for the class…
-Wear loose fitting athletic clothing.
-Remove all jewelry and watches.
-Tie back long hair.