Introduction to Rock Climbing

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Our Introduction to Rock Climbing course is designed to inspire a love of climbing in a safe, beautiful, and comfortable environment which is perfect for kids and families. Our NY State licensed guides are experts in Adirondack rock and are schooled in the newest and safest methods available. If you are interested in rock climbing for the first time or are a beginner in need of some experience this course is for you!

How to put on and adjust a harness, helmet and shoes.

Properly tie basic knots.

Voice commands and safety practices at the cliff.

Basic footwork and climbing techniques.

How to descend after climbing on a top rope.

How to lower a climber on a top rope.

4:1 maximum client:guide ratio