Basic Rock Climbing Class

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Basic Rock Class

Adventure Explorers' Basic Rock Climbing (BRC) program is a sequential, in-depth, instructional rock climbing program. Starting with the basics, BRC builds a solid foundation of basic climbing skills.

beginner/novice Climbers who are looking to start outdoor climbing.

Objective of this course is to provide participants with a strong knowledge base of climbing equipment, knots, hitches, bends, commands/communication, climbing movement and techniques, belay techniques, rappel techniques, risk assessment/management,and site safety.


Level 1 (held over four weekends)

Will be held in different classic outdoor climbing venues to expose students to several different rock types and climbing styles (face, slab, crack). This level focuses primarily on top-roped climbing, including top rope anchor systems, rappelling, and top rope site management. These sessions include both sport and trad climbs.

Application Instruction

  • Try to be as detailed as possible in your application. It will be help us make a more informed decision during the selection process.
  • You are top rope climber and ready to try lead climbing? Our class will help you reach the next level.
  • Email if you have any questions about the application process.

AEX provides all ropes and anchoring gear. Students bring helmet, harness, and climbing shoes.

Rental equipment may be available. AEX is a registered 501 c3 non-profit organization . We welcome your donations This is a tax deductible, charitable donation. These funds not only help to offset instructor training and equipment expenses, they are also utilized to help provide AEX's First Aid/CPR and Wilderness First Aid programs, trail maintenance in public lands.