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  • Elevenmile Canyon

  • Turkey Rocks

  • Sheeps Nose

  • Garden of the Gods

  • Red Rock Canyon

  • Cheyenne Canyon

  • and more

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719.368.9524


Lost in Space, Sheeps Nose.


Crack Climbing Course Dates:

  • Apr. 19

  • May 17

  • June 14

  • July 19

  • Aug. 16

  • Sept. 13

Course cost: $165 each with a minimum of 2 participants.

Call or click Register to schedule a private anytime.

719.368.9524

 

 

 

Pikes Peak Alpine School operates under special use permit from the USDA Forest Service, Pike National Forest and is an equal opportunity service provider and employer.

 

 

Rock Climbing

  • 1-Day Basic Rock Climbing, Beginner level instruction.
  • 2-Day Basic Rock Climbing, Intensive beginner instruction.
  • Crack Climbing Clinic, Intermediate level instructional clinic.

1-Day Basic Rock Climbing, Private Instruction

Our 1-Day Course is designed for climbers with no prior climbing experience. If you have experience, it can be a great refresher for the early climbing season or for gym climbers making the transition to the great outdoors. The course focuses mainly on building solid skills that are the foundation for all safe climbing practices. Topics include but are not limited to climbing technique, edge safety, top-rope anchors, rappelling skills, belaying techniques and more. This is a 8-10 hour course. For our 1/2-Day (4 hours) and Full-Day (6 hours) lessons see our Friends and Family page.

These courses are the foundation of all climbing. Our courses are the most comprehensive and well crafted programs around. Master rock climbing and all it involves to feel more confident moving onto more complex terrain. You choose the dates you want to climb, 7 days a week.

PREREQUISITES:
None
EQUIPMENT PROVIDED:
Rock shoes, harness, helmet, belay device, and locking carabiners.

GUIDE TO GUEST RATIOS, PRICING
Prices are per person

8 hours

1:1
1:2
$285
$185
Call for larger parties.

For private guided alpine rock climbing see our Private Climbs.


2-Day Basic Rock Climbing, Private Instruction

Our most popular program, the 2-Day Basic Course was developed for beginners and guests with some climbing experience, this course covers skills of the 1-Day Basic Course more intensively over two, 8-10 hour days.

The main goal of this course is to teach basic principles and fundamentals, enabling an individual to confidently set up top ropes, build proper anchors from bolts, and belay properly and learn to recognize and mitigate hazards. Guests learn the use and care of equipment, hazard assessment, rope management, knots, edge safety, top rope anchor systems, belaying principles, movement skills and rappelling systems.

These courses are the foundation of all climbing. Our courses are the most comprehensive and well crafted programs around. Master rock climbing and all it involves to feel more confident moving onto more complex terrain. You choose the dates you want to climb, 7 days a week.

PREREQUISITES:
None
EQUIPMENT PROVIDED:
Rock Shoes, harness, helmet, belay device. If you have your own gear, great! Bring it along!

GUIDE TO GUEST RATIOS, PRICING
Prices are per person

16 hours, 2-days

1:1
1:2
$525
$330
Call for larger parties.

For private guided alpine rock climbing see our Private Climbs.


1-Day Crack Climbing at Turkey Rock

Intermediate Level Clinic: schedule a private 1:1 or 1:2 anytime.

Here you will learn the intricacies of crack climbing. Jams, locks, bars and off-width techniques. Join us for a day at Turkey Rock and take home the finer points of crack technique.

Skills Taught but not limited to:

  • Hand jamming and footwork efficiency.
  • Tapping for cracks.
  • Rock quality evaluation.
  • Risk management.
  • Trad gear placement and anchor discussion.
  • Rope handling.
  • Lead belaying.
  • Climbing psychology and communication.
  • Rappelling and descent options.
PREREQUISITES:
Previous outdoor climbing experience.
EQUIPMENT PROVIDED:
Rock Shoes, harness, helmet, belay device. If you have your own gear, great! Bring it along!

GUIDE TO GUEST RATIOS, PRICING
Prices are per person

8 hours

1:1 (Private)
1:2
$285
$185
Maximum: 1:2 ratio, $165(1:4 Clinic ratio)


 

 



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