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MULTI PITCH SPORT CLIMBING COURSE

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)

  • Owens River Gorge, CA


Upcoming Dates

Washington:

Private Course Availability: May - September 2022


Group Course Dates:

May 30th (full)

July 25th

September 12th (Full)

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.​


Prerequisite

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

$195

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

Private Course Cost

1 participant: $395

2 participants: $245 per person

3 participants: $195 per person

See El Potrero Chico  page for special rates

 
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SKILLS YOU WILL LEARN

  • 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

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED

INCLUSIONS

  • Instruction from an AMGA certified Rock Guide

  • Climbing Permits

  • Use of Group Technical Equipment such as Ropes and Rack

EXCLUSIONS

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

  • Transportation

  • Lodging or Camping 

  • Meals while on the course

  • Trip Insurance

  • Guide Gratuity