Introduction to Big-Walls

US360 per person

Next Trip: Nov. 16-17th | Trip Details:
This two day class is for experienced, multi-pitch trad climbers to learn basic skills needed for grade V and grade VI big walls (technical rock climbs that take two or more days to complete). We will cover the skills that you will need to clean-aid climb, haul and jumar. This is the perfect class for someone who has climbed some multipitch climbs but lacks the confidence and/or know-how to sleep on a wall.


  • Departure
    Lone Pine, CA
  • Departure Time
    9 am
  • Return Time
    5 pm
  • Dress Code
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Tour Plan and Info
This two day class is for experienced, multi-pitch trad climbers to learn basic skills needed for grade V and grade VI big walls (technical rock climbs that take two or more days to complete). We will cover the skills that you will need to clean-aid climb, haul and jumar. This is the perfect class for someone who has climbed some multipitch climbs but lacks the confidence and/or know-how to sleep on a wall. **Optional extra day of multipitch climbing Monday, November 18th. Get in touch for more details.
Nov. 16th: Day 1
  • 9 AM Meet at Elevation Sierra Essentials in Lone Pine to go over gear and carpool to the Alabama Hills
  • Go out to the Alabama Hills to learn about building good trad anchors and clean aiding
  • 4 PM Finish our day and carpool back
Nov. 17th: Day 2
  • 9 AM Meet at Elevation Sierra Essentials in Lone Pine
  • Go out to the Alabama Hills to learn about hauling and ascending a fixed rope
  • 4 PM Carpool back
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