Sport Climbing Anchors, Cleaning & Rappelling 1-Day

Safety is the key to having a good day of climbing. If you’re new to outdoor climbing or you’ve been climbing with friends or meet-ups and want to learn how to set-up and clean the systems yourself. This training is where its at. This 1-Day Course teaches you to properly and safely build a solid and timely anchors as well as clean and rappel from a route. You will learn new systems and techniques for safer and more efficient climbing.

Skills taught but not limited to:

  • Risk management
  • Proper universal climbing communication
  • Gear selection
  • Anchors, cleaning safely and efficiently
  • Rappelling and lowering
  • Back-up rappel systems
  • Lead belaying
  • Lead belay positioning
  • Rappelling and lowering
  • Rope handling

Client expectations:
Some prior climbing skills is best but not required.

Equipment Provided:
Rock shoes, harness, helmet, belay device. This gear will be provided with prior arrangement, but bring your own gear if you own it.

Garden of the Gods
Red Rock Canyon Open Space
North Cheyenne Canyon
Elevenmile Canyon

2017 Dates:

  • May 14
  • June 24
  • July 15
  • August 5
  • August 26
  • September 16
  • October 7
  • October 28

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