Intro to Our Courses // by Daniel Kim
Mountaineering & Ice Climbing Courses
Mountaineering Leadership I (2 day)
From hiker to mountaineer
This two-day workshop covers mountain navigation and will allow you to climb easy-to-moderate mountaineering objectives like Ellinor, Adams, and Shasta.
Mountaineering Leadership I (5 day)
Journey into the backcountry and undertake a volcano summit
This five-day workshop covers a diverse array of skills including trip planning, mountain navigation, backpack camping, basic snow and glacier skills.
Rock Climbing Courses
Intro to Toproping
Learn the basics of roped climbing
At the end of this class, each student will have a clear understanding of all the elements of toproping - how to climb while your anchor point is above you at the top of the climb.
Intro to Sport Lead
Learn the basics of lead climbing
Whether you have been climbing for a while or are new at toproping, this class will teach you the fundamentals to get started lead climbing outside.
Advanced Sport Lead
Follow up to our intro sport lead class
Take our Advanced Sport Leading class to hone how to catch and fall, stick clip a route, use belay goggles, and explore mindfulness/visualization in climbing.
Intro to Trad
Learn the basics of traditional climbing
Learn the art of placing your own gear for protection on climbs. Our trad climbing course will include gear overview, setting gear, anchors, and rope management.
Flash Clinic: Cracknique
Learn the basics of crack climbing
This Flash Clinic focuses on Cracknique: the art of crack climbing techniques. Learn hand jams, fist jams, and foot placement while ascending a crack.
Ascending for Photography
Learn to take photos from up high
Join us to learn about belay device types and proper operation, types of ropes, anchors, rigging a fixed line, ascending off the ground, and hanging for photography.