This class is a full-day introduction to outdoor rock climbing. If you have never climbed or if you have indoor experience only we’ll help you with the transition from gym to crag. The entire class is taught at the cliff. All the basic skills are covered, from knots and gear to climbing technique. We will give you an overview of the various disciplines of climbing with a focus on top-roping.
This class is runs throughout the warm months. For our current schedule and pricing, please click here.
- Differences between indoor climbing and outdoor climbing
- Top-rope belay technique and relevant knots are covered for those without belaying experience
- Route finding outdoors
$85/members and $100/non-members.
|Program designed for:||Beginners new to climbing|
|Location:||Courses are run at Quincy Quarries - Quincy, MA; Hammond Pond - Newton, MA; Pawtuckaway State Park - Raymond, NH; and Red Rocks - Gloucester, Ma. As a thank you, we give the first person who signs up for an outdoor class the option of picking the class location.|
|Minimum Age:||Must be at least 14 years old|
|Max ratio:||6 students : 1 instructor|
|Gear needed:||None, equipment rental is included (please see your confirmation e-mail for details)|
|What to wear:||
Comfortable clothing that does not inhibit movement. Tights, sweats, long shorts, T-shirts, tank tops, and sports bras all work great.
Space is limited in these courses. All courses must be pre-paid in full to reserve a space.
We require a minimum of 7 days to cancel or re-schedule. No refunds will be given inside of 7 days prior to the course.
The Boston Rock Gym and its guides may cancel or re-schedule due to weather. Refunds will be issued in the event of poor weather.
*Our class on 8/5 will be run by Joe Lentini at Pawtuckaway State Park in Nottingham, NH. This class requires a minimum of three participants to run.
If you have any questions please call us at 781.935.7325.