Gym-to-Crag (2-Day Course)

$330 for two day course

The KMAC Gym-to-Crag Course is designed for climbers looking to make the transition from the climbing gym to sport climbing (using pre-placed bolts for protection) outdoors, or for those looking for a refresher on outdoor sport climbing. In this course we will develop the skills to efficiently mitigate the hazards of outdoor rock climbing, anchor building and cleaning, belaying, rappelling, and moving on natural rock, all while enjoying the spectacular views and world-class rock climbing of the Estes Park Valley.

Prerequisites: Experience climbing indoors or outdoors

Skills covered:

  • Management of outdoor climbing hazards
  • Equipment
  • Basic knots and hitches
  • belaying skills, lead and top rope
  • Anchor building and cleaning
  • Climbing LNT
  • Belaying from above
  • Climbing movement on rock vs plastic
  • Leading on real rock