Climbing Instruction


Climbing Classes


Top Roping & Belaying

Intro to Climbing Class

The one-hour course is the perfect place to teach you the basics of climbing and helps you ‘learn the ropes’ with a comprehensive introduction to belaying technique that can be used to climb at Triangle Rock Club. Our lesson includes a tutorial on proper top rope belay technique and how to properly use climbing equipment. This class will give you all the tools you’ll need to take the Top Rope Belay Check! All equipment is provided, and participants receive a one-week pass with free rental gear.

Reservations are required and these classes fill up quickly, so be sure to sign up soon. Payment in full is required at the time of registration.

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Bouldering

Progressions Class

Our one-hour Progressions Class picks up where Introduction to Climbing leaves off and provides a broader overview of basic climbing concepts, plus an introduction to bouldering. Participants learn about climbing grades, shoe technology, basic movement techniques, and bouldering/spotting safety. Reservations are required and Progressions classes fill up quickly. Payment in full is required at the time of registration.

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Lead Climbing

Above The Bolt Class

Get an introduction to sport lead climbing with Triangle Rock Club’s Above the Bolt! This two-part class should come after you have successfully completed our Intro to Climbing and Progressions classes, and we recommend that participants are comfortable climbing a 5.9 on top rope.

The first two-hour session covers the intricacies of lead climbing, including clipping quick-draws correctly. Session two concentrates on safe belaying, efficient energy conservation and how to take a lead fall. A Strong emphasis will be placed on efficiency and risk management.

After taking this course most participants should successfully pass our Lead Climbing Check.

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Skills Clinics


Lead Belaying & Assisted Braking Devices

Participants will learn to belay a leader, including feeding rope, braking, and lowering.

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Projecting On Lead

This clinic is designed for climbers who have been lead certified for at least 90 days and wish to sharpen their skills. Each clinic includes a brief tutorial on how to effectively lead with a GriGri and push their grade limits while on the sharp end of the rope.

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Movement Clinic

In this 5-hour clinic, we will be exploring and assessing your climbing movement; creating awesome workouts to help with improving your climbing long-term; and giving you a chance to work with some of our best instructors as they guide you through their personal successes and pitfalls that got them where they are today. Get ready to work hard and learn all about how to improve your experience in the gym, fully utilizing all the tools the gym has to offer, and become more confident in your climbing than ever! Open to boulderers and rope climbers alike, we will have discussions about how to do it all! Come check it out to get a chance to work in the gym with a small group of people looking to take the sport to the next level!

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Women’s Climbing Series

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Join our phenomenal instructor, Joy Black, and dive into all aspects of climbing in the gym! She will work with you to develop your mental game, improve your technique in bouldering and rope climbing, and guide you through strength training that you can incorporate into your own routine. This class is guided towards 5.9 climbers. The spaces are limited, so sign up now for 8 weeks of the enthusiasm and camaraderie that come with an all-female environment!

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Climbing Board Training

Looking to build strength with hang boards, campus boards, or the systems wall? This free clinic for members will give you all the tools you need to take your climbing training to new levels.

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