Intro to Big-Wall Climbing

US430 per person

Next Trip: TH | Trip NOV 13-14TH | 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
    Bishop, CA
  • Departure Time
    9 am
  • Return Time
    4 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.  
Day 1
  • 9 AM Meet in Bishop to caravan to the Owen's River Gorge
  • Learn about building good trad anchors and clean aiding
  • 4 PM Finish our day
Day 2
  • 9 AM Meet in Bishop
  • Learn about hauling and ascending a fixed rope
  • 4 PM Return to parking
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