Beginner Lesson

Beginner Lesson
Top-Rope

$59 per person

6 people max
Age 16+

Master these essential climbing tools

Master these essential climbing tools

This 2.5 hour course will teach you all the skills necessary to start climbing on your own. Learn how to put on your harness, tie the proper knots and safely manage the rope belay systems. The instructor will also spend some time teaching you about climbing movement and technique. By the end of the evening, you will be climbing the twisted architecture with style. Each course includes rental equipment for the lesson and TWO weeks of FREE entry to the gym so that you can engrave your new skills. Beginner courses run every week, but space is limited, so book ahead. 

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ATC Add ON COURSE

$25 PER PERSON

4 PEOPLE MAX
Age 16+

Although we only use the GriGri at Crag X, other facilities use tube-style devices for belaying.  This hour long course is designed to teach you what you need to know to use a belay tube (ATC) device in an indoor gym. This course is designed for climbers who have taken our Beginner Lesson course or for those with equivalent training or experience.

Designed for top-rope and lead belayers experienced with the Gri Gri, this course adapts your practiced GriGri skills to those needed for belaying with a tube-style device, such as the Black Diamond ATC, Petzl Verso or similar. After the course, you will be able to pass a belay test in a gyms that use ATC style devices.

Under our instructor's guidance you will learn:
-Setting up an ATC-style device
-Belay Sequence
-Brake Position for ATC-style devices
-Lowering

The course does not instruct you in:
-Rappelling
-Belaying Double or Twin Ropes
-Belaying a second from a top anchor.

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