Rock Climbing Level I: Intro to Climbing
Cragmont Park, Berkeley


Trip Overview

Our 1-day intro to rock climbing clinics are perfect for those new to climbing or with limited climbing experience. Enjoy a safe and educational outdoor climbing experience with approximately 3 - 5 climbing routes. Learn the basics of outdoor rock climbing from expert guides, including: Essential gear, Tying in to the rope, Belaying, Lowering, and Basic climbing techniques

Difficulty Rating: Easy

EASY: This is great for the beginner or first time climber who wants to learn the basics of rock climbing. Expect to climb 3 - 5 routes, perfect for first time climbers

Trip Itinerary

Although we'll always do our best to adhere to this schedule, it is often dictated by factors outside of our control and is therefore subject to change. We will run this trip rain or shine as long as it is safe to do so.

Day 1 - Saturday

9:00am: Meet at Cragmont Park in Berkeley (MAP)

9:00am - 11am: Instruction, Gear Overview, Tying a figure eight knot, Belaying, Commands, Climbing technique

11am - 2:30pm: Climbing

2:30pm- 3:00pm: End of day refreshments

Packing List


Bag Lunches

Comfortable, wicking athletic clothing with pants or capris to cover knees. No Shorts

Any personal climbing gear you may have (e.g., shoes, harness, etc.)

2-3 liters of water

Sturdy approach shoes/hiking boots that are broken in

Sunscreen, Sun hat, Sunglasses

Seasonally: baselayers, fleece, down jacket, beanie, gloves

Optional (but recommended):


Folding Chair

Do NOT bring:


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