Basic Rock Climbing, 2-Day

Our 2-Day Course is designed for climbers with little prior outdoor climbing experience. We focuses on building solid skills that are the foundation for all safe climbing practices. Our courses are the most comprehensive and well crafted programs.  You choose the dates you want to climb or choose one of our scheduled dates.

This is a 2-Day (16 hours) course. For our 1/2-Day and Full-Day lessons see our Friends and Family page.


Skills taught but not limited to:

  • Climbing movement & technique
  • Belaying for outdoor climbing
  • Gear selection
  • Rappelling and lowering
  • Rope handling
  • Crag etiquette
  • Basic anchors

Client Expectations: 
No prior experience necessary.

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

Garden of the Gods
Red Rock Canyon Open Space
North Cheyenne Canyon
Glen Cove on Pikes Peak
Elevenmile Canyon
Turkey Rock

 2018 Dates:

  • June 16-17
  • July 21-22
  • August 18-19

See our Calendar for public course dates.

Public Course Pricing


  • 16 hour public course (2-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

  • 16 hour private (2-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