Crack Climbing at Turkey Rock, 1-Day

Get ready to learn the craft of crack climbing. Jams, locks, bars and off-width techniques. Join us for a day at Turkey Rock and take home the finer points of crack climbing.

Skills taught but not limited to:

    • Hand jamming and footwork efficiency
    • Tapeing for cracks
    • Rock quality evaluation
    • Risk management
    • Trad gear placement and anchors
    • Rope handling
    • Lead belaying
    • Climbing psychology and communication
    • Rappelling and descent options

Client Expectations:
Previous outdoor climbing experience.

Equipment Provided:
Rock Shoes, harness, helmet, belay device. If you have your own gear, great! Bring it along!

Turkey Rock
Elevenmile Canyon

2018 Dates:

  • June 15
  • July 20
  • August 17

See our Calendar for public course dates.

Public Course Pricing


  • 8 hour public course (1-day)
  • Price is per person
  • 4:1 max. ratio
  • 2:1 min. ratio to run course

Call 719-368-9524 or contact us to book this course for one or more climbers.

As always, this course can be scheduled any day of the week as private instruction. Private courses for 3 or more climbers qualify for discounted rates.

Private Course Pricing

1 climber, 1 guide

2 climbers, 1 guide

3 climbers, 1 guide

4 climbers, 1 guide

  • 8 hour private (1-day)
  • Prices are per person
  • 4:1 max. ratio (or 8:2)

Call 719-368-9524 or contact us to book a private for one or more climbers.

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Pikes Peak Alpine School operates under special use permits from the USDA Forest Service, Pike National Forest and is an equal opportunity service provider & employer