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Stepping into the realm of multi pitch climbing is intimidating. We like to break down transitions and techniques so they are easy to remember and efficient. In this course, we will cover the foundations of multi pitch transitions. This course is taught by AMGA Certified Rock Guides.

Course length

1 day of ground school. We recommend adding a second day to practice the skills on a route. 

Locations we offer this course

  • El Potrero Chico, Mexico

  • Washington (Exit 38, Index, Vantage)

Upcoming Dates

El Potrero Chico

Private Course Availability Jan 2024


Private Course Availability: April - September 2024

2024 WA Group Course Dates:

April 27

May 25

June 22

July 27

Aug 24

Sept 7

Don't see a date in a location you are looking for? Reach out to us about setting up a private course on your preferred date.​


You must have taken our sport climbing clinic or have experience leading sport climbs at a grade of 5.6 or higher. Contact us if you have any questions about whether or not this is the right course for you.

Course Ratio 

Max 3:1

Course Cost

Group Course Cost


Please note we will have to charge private course rates if only 1 person signs up.

Private Course Cost

1 participant: $495

2 participants: $295 per person

3+ participants: $250 per person

See El Potrero Chico page for special rates

Multipitch Sport Climbing Course: About


  • We will start with a short review of the skills in the Sport Climbing Clinic

  • Appropriate gear selection

  • Anchor building for multi pitch climbing with bolted anchors

  • Methods to belaying a follower

  • Efficient multipitch transitions

  • Efficient rope management

  • Considerations for belaying a leader on a multipitch climb, including fall factors

  • How to rappel a multi pitch climb 

  • Basic multipitch self rescue

Multipitch Sport Climbing Course: About



  • Instruction from an AMGA certified Rock Guide

  • Climbing Permits

  • Use of Group Technical Equipment such as Ropes and Rack


  • Personal Climbing Equipment (harness, helmet, shoes, belay devices)

  • Transportation

  • Lodging or Camping 

  • Meals while on the course

  • Trip Insurance

  • Guide Gratuity

Multipitch Sport Climbing Course: FAQ
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