Intro to Rock Climbing – 2 Days

Ratio:up to 6:1
Length:2 days

Prices are per-person
1 climber    $870
2 climbers  $470
3 climbers  $350
4 climbers  $280
5 climbers  $230
6 climbers  $200

Dates:Custom, private dates are available year-round
Season:Spring, Summer and Fall

The best way to learn to climb is to spend a couple of days doing it. On this multi-day course you’ll climb in multiple areas and experience more types of rock and movement. Being engaged in your climbing for a few days in a row will help you improve your technique and learn fundamental climbing skills. There’s no better Spring and Fall climbing destination for sunny warm weather and access to unlimited amounts of excellent rock. You’ll climb all day long, and you’ll be learning new skills and techniques throughout the day. Every course is tailored to your climbing level and goals.

Day 1:  Learn the basics of solid belaying and movement skills on some classic introductory climbs at Smith Rock. The climbing is on immense walls of volcanic rock in view of the Crooked River, an area with dozens of species of birds. Your guide will choose climbs for your ability level and you’ll improve your balance, foot-work, and hand-grips as you enjoy areas like the Dihedrals and the Northern Point. We’ll also teach you to rappel.

Day 2:  You’ll help choose what kind of routes you want to climb on this second day. You might try multipitch climbing, more difficult routes, or focus on the technical aspects of climbing. This day can include classic routes like Spider Man and Sky ridge, or can focus on gear placement, anchor building and lead-belaying skills in the cracks of the Crooked River Gorge.

Your guide will tailor route selection and skills practice to your level of experience. You’ll walk away much more confident in your climbing ability with more skills to take outside.


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Interested in a trip? Call us today to get started on your trip reservation. We will take the time to place you on the expedition that is a fit for you.

(541) 633-7450

"Ben from Smith Rock Climbing is awesome. Was impressed at how great he was with our kids, creating an amazing first climbing experience for them."

Rory D.
Seattle, WA

"We did a family climbing trip to Smith Rock State Park with this outfit and had a fantastic time. Aaron was our guide and was incredibly patient, encouraging, and skilled with us and our three kids ages 12, 10, & 8. All the equipment was provided and we felt very safe. It was a very positive experience for us and we enjoyed a great day at the crags. Don't miss a chance to climb this spectacular park. Well worth it !"

Alfie C.
Portland, OR

"I have climbed twice with them at Smith Rock, and both times have been outstanding. Cliff is a great guide and a blast to spend a day with. I highly recommend them to anyone looking to climb out there, or on Hood."

Eric S.
Portland, OR

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There are no prerequisites to joining us on this two-day skill-building program.

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