Multi-Pitch Climbing, 1-Day

This 1-Day Course teaches climbers the skills needed to transition to the multi-pitch world. Whether you are thinking about climbing multi-pitch sport routes or progressing towards classic traditional lines, our professional guides will teach you skills needed to move efficiently and develop your ability to safely climb (and descend) longer routes.

Skills taught but not limited to:

  • Anchor and belay management
  • Top managed belays
  • Transitions
  • Belay ledges and hanging belays
  • Multi-pitch rappel systems
  • Rope handling
  • Risk management

Client Expectations:
Our intermediate level Sport/Trad 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 Provided:
Rock shoes, harness, helmet, & belay device. This gear will be provided with prior arrangement, but bring your own gear if you have it.

Elevenmile Canyon
North Cheyenne Canyon
Turkey Rock
Garden of the Gods

Public Course Pricing


  • 8 hour public course (1-day)
  • Price is per person
  • 3:1 max. ratio
  • 2:1 min. ratio to run course

Call 719-368-9524 or contact us to book this course for one or more climbers.

As always, this course can be scheduled any day of the week as private instruction.

Public Course Dates 2024

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

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