Have you ever wanted to climb outdoors, but didn’t know where to begin? Let the professional guides at Alpenglow Expeditions show you the way! This one day course will introduce you to to joys of rock climbing on beautiful Donner Summit, California, and give you important foundational skills to begin your rock climbing career.
• Climbing movement, including crack, face, slab and lie back technique • Crag safety and risk management
• Basic principals of climbing technical systems
• Belaying a climber in a top rope system
• Rappelling, utilizing a backup
• Proper belayer/ climber commands
• Leave no trace ethics in a crag environment
Prerequisites: No previous climbing experience necessary
Alpenglow Expeditions operates under a special use permit from the Tahoe, Inyo and Eldorado National Forests. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.