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Rock Climbing 101


Join Search & Rescue professional, certified rope expert, Dan Sherman and skilled rock climbers Randy Rokosz and Seth Kazmer in this 1 day class to learn the basic fundamentals of rock climbing. You will explore and climb at Stoney Point where rock climbing pioneer, Royal Robbins began his training. At the end of this class, you will be gleaming with confidence to safely climb many of California’s prominent rock features.


Your training will include: - Belay techniques - Signals & calls - Primary knots - Gear talk - Bolt security - Anchor assessment - Climbing techniques - Rock assessment - Safety talk - Rock climbing!


Sturdy approach type shoes, rock climbing shoes, harness, helmet, ATC device, single length sling, double length sling, prusik, 3 large locking carabiners, sunglasses, chalk & bag, sunscreen ***Water, Lunch and Snacks***


7:00am – 9:00am - Meet at Stoney Point entrance area - Short walk to Beethoven & Mozart Wall for introduction and class discussion - Knots demonstration & checkoff - Gear discussion - Calls & Signals - Belay technique

9:00am - noon - Rock & Bolt assessment - Prusik demonstration and use - Team safety & closing the system Noon – 1:00pm - Lunch break Cont. - Mountain Project discussion and app download - Local climb handout 1:00pm – 4:00pm -Rock climb

4:00pm – 6:00pm: Dinner & Drink Celebration


This 8 hour class is only $50!

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Earlier Event: April 22
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Later Event: May 20
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