Multi-Pitch Climbing, 1-Day

This 1-Day Course teaches climbers 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 mountain traditional lines, our professional guidance will teach you the skills to move 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
  • Lead belaying and top managed belays
  • Lead climbing psychology and communication
  • Dynamics of falling

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 own it.

Elevenmile Canyon
North Cheyenne Canyon
Turkey Rock
Garden of the Gods

2018 Dates (TBA):

See our Calendar for public course dates.

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. Private courses for 3 or more climbers qualify for discounted rates.

Private Course Pricing

1 climber, 1 guide

2 climbers, 1 guide

3 climbers, 1 guide

  • 8 hour private (1-day)
  • Prices are per person
  • 3:1 max. ratio (or 6:2)

Call 719-368-9524 or contact us to book a private for one or more climbers.

Other Adventures
Alpine Rock Progression Program, 4-Day
Sport Climbing Leading, 1-Day
Rocky Mountain National Park
Private Rock Climbing Instruction

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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