Beginning Rock Climbing

An excellent first day introduction to rock climbing. Convert your indoor climbing skills to real rock. Join us for an affordable course designed to teach you how to climb outdoors! This is designed to be a two-day, introductory course and will devote one day to setting anchor systems for climbing outside. Both days are recommended but one-day enrollment is allowed. Class locations are to be determined, but dates available in Southern California, as well the Eastern Sierra.

You will learn:

  • Top Rope Anchors
  • Site Selection
  • Gear Placement
  • Anchor Systems
  • Movement on Rock
  • Belay Techniques (specific to climbing outside)
  • Fall Positions
  • Essential Knots
  • Rope Management
  • Necessary Gear
  • Rappelling
  • Climbing Etiquette
  • Leave no Trace

$120.00/day based on a minimum of two people


Aug 4-5, 2018  Southern California & Eastern Sierra
Aug 11-12, 2018  Southern California & Eastern Sierra
Aug 25-26, 2018  Southern California & Eastern Sierra
Sept 1-2, 2018  Southern California & Eastern Sierra
Sept 8-9, 2018  Southern California
Sept 15-16, 2018  Southern California
Sept 22-23, 2018  Southern California & Eastern Sierra
Sept 29-30, 2018  Southern California
Call SMI for custom dates and  Private guiding also available