Beginner Rock Climbing
Taking a trip with one of our professional guides is a great way to build a foundation of basic beginner rock climbing skills. From low angled slabs to featured walls and crack climbs, Apex offers an excellent selection of beginner rock climbing routes.
After an orientation, we’ll warm up on low angle climbing routes, developing fundamental skills before moving on to graduated techniques tailored to your interests and goals. We also provide an intermediate rock climbing course for those desiring to further their technical skills and knowledge.
- Basics of gear, and how to use it
- Tying simple knots
- Safe belaying and lowering
- Proper communication
- How to rock climb; movement and technique
- How to rappel
Booking / More Info
BEGINNER ROCK CLIMBING – QUICK INFO
Learn knots, belaying and efficient climbing technique in this Beginner Rock Climbing Course.
Apex may provide transportation on a first reserved, first served basis. Call first to confirm. Select the premium package during check out to reserve this service.
Easy – Moderate
See our inclusion policy for special group requests.
WHAT TO BRING
- Waterproof shell
- Tennis shoes or trail shoes (no open-toed shoes) for approach
- 32oz. of water per person
- No short shorts
- Synthetic clothing
- Ice cold fluids
- Lip balm
APEX MOUNTAIN SCHOOL PROVIDES
- Climbing Shoes
- Harnesses (42”/44” max)
- Ropes, Belay Devices, Anchors
- Professional guide and instruction
During times of Covid-19 concern please bring:
Face mask, Hand Sanitizer, Rubber Gloves (if desired)