Rock Climbing - Beginner
- Duration: 4 Hours (approx.)
- Location: Avon, CO
Beginner rock climbing in Colorado with one of our professional guides is a great way to build a foundation of basic rock climbing skills. From low angled slabs to featured walls and crack climbs, Apex offers an excellent selection of beginner rock climbing routes.
Apex has taught skills and rock climbing in Vail to thousands of individuals, including families, couples andgroup rock climbers. Increase your confidence through a beginner course with Apex, as your professional guide gains your trust and supports you through the process of learning how to rock climb.
After an orientation, we’ll warm up on low angle climbing routes, developing fundamental skills before moving on to graduated techniques tailored to your interests and goals. We can also provide an intermediate rock climbing course for those desiring to further their technical rock climbing skills and knowledge.
In our beginner rock climbing course, topics may include:
- basics of gear, and how to use it
- tying simple knots
- safe belaying and lowering
- proper communication
- how to rock climb; movement and technique
- how to rappel