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Sport Lead & Anchors Course Dates:

  • Apr. 6

  • May 3

  • May 24

  • June 28

  • July 26

  • Aug. 30

  • Sept. 20

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

 

Call or click Register to schedule a private anytime.

719.368.9524

 

Advanced Sport, Multi-Pitch Course Dates:

  • May 4

  • May 25

  • June 29

  • July 27

  • Aug. 31

  • Sept. 21

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


Sport Climbing, single-pitch & multi-pitch

  • Sport Climbing, Leading & Anchors, Intermediate level training and instruction.
  • Advanced Sport Climbing, Multi-Pitch, Advanced level training and instruction.

Sport Climbing, Leading & Anchors 1-Day

Intermediate Level Course: Schedule a private 1:1 or 1:2 anytime.

Safety is the key to having a good day of climbing. If you're new to outdoor climbing or you've been climbing with friends or meet-ups and want to learn how to properly set-up the systems yourself. This training is where its at. This 1-Day Course teaches you to properly and safely lead bolted routes and helps undo any bad practices. You will learn new systems and techniques for safe and efficient climbing.

Skills taught but not limited to:

  • Risk management.
  • Proper universal climbing communication.
  • Gear selection.
  • Clipping bolts correctly.
  • Anchors, building and cleaning safely and efficiently.
  • Proper Top Rope set-up and management options.
  • Back up systems.
  • Lead belaying and top managed belays.
  • Lead climbing psychology.
  • Dynamics of falling.
  • Rappel ling and lowering.
  • Rope handling.
PREREQUISITES:
Must have prior climbing skills and be able to demonstrate good rope handling and belaying skills.
EQUIPMENT NEEDED:
Rock shoes, harness, helmet, belay device. This gear will be provided with prior arrangement, but bring your own gear if you own it.

GUIDE TO GUEST RATIOS, PRICES:
Prices are per person

8+hours

1:1
1:2
$295
$185
$165 (course price) 1-Day Course

Our favorite locations for Sport Climbing (1-Day) is Garden of the Gods, Red Rock and North Cheyenne Canyon.


Advanced Sport Climbing, Multi-Pitch Sport. 1-Day

Advanced Level Course: Schedule a private 1:1 or 1:2 anytime.

This 1-Day Course teaches climbers more advanced skills needed while transitioning into the multi-pitch world. Whether you're thinking about climbing classic multi-pitch sport routes worldwide or working into trad climbing, our professional guidance will teach you the skills to move more efficiently and develop your ability to take-on longer routes. We also introduce rescue techniques as a precursor to our self-rescue in a multi-pitch setting.

Skills taught but not limited to:

  • Risk management.
  • Anchor and belay management for multi-pitch transitions.
  • Advanced rappelling and lowering.
  • Rope handling.
  • Retreat and rescue techniques.
  • Gear selection.
  • Clipping bolts correctly.
  • Lead belaying and top managed belays.
  • Lead climbing psychology and communication.
  • Dynamics of falling.
PREREQUISITES:
Our intermediate level Sport Climbing Course or equivalent. Solid belaying skills and a proficiency in basic bolted anchor construction. Understanding of all gear, anchor construction and 5.8 climbing skills.
EQUIPMENT NEEDED:
Rock shoes, harness, helmet, belay device. This gear will be provided with prior arrangement, but bring your own gear if you own it.

GUIDE TO GUEST RATIOS, PRICES:
Prices are per person

8+hours
1:1
1:2
$295
$185
$165 (course price) 1-Day Course

Our favorite locations for Advanced Sport Climbing (2-Day) is Elevenmile Canyon and North Cheyenne Canyon.

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