Climbing Instruction


Climbing Classes


Intro to Rope Climbing

@ Triangle Rock Club – Raleigh

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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Intro to Bouldering

@ Triangle Rock Club – Raleigh

Our one-hour Intro to Bouldering 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 Intro to Bouldering classes fill up quickly. Payment in full is required at the time of registration.

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Intro to Lead Climbing Class

@ Triangle Rock Club – Raleigh

Get an introduction to sport lead climbing with Intro to Lead Climbing! This two-part class should come after you have successfully completed our Intro to Rope Climbing and Intro to Bouldering 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


Bouldering Basics – Bouldering Movement Clinic

@ Triangle Rock Club – Raleigh

Have you taken Intro to Bouldering, but would like to sharpen some facet of your climbing technique like footwork or climbing steep/overhanging terrain? Maybe you’ve been climbing for months or years and are looking for a skills refresher.

Bouldering Basics will cover the foundations of climbing technique for the new to intermediate boulderer. Our instructor will lead you through Movement- and Technique-focused drills and exercises to improve your confidence and proficiency on the wall.

Clinic topics will rotate weekly to include Dynamic Movement, Footwork/Balance, Climbing Steep/Overhanging Terrain, and Introduction to Training for Climbing (Finger/Hand Strength and Antagonist/Core Exercises for Climbers).

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BASICS: DYNAMIC MOVEMENT

BASICS: TRAINING FOR CLIMBING

BASICS: FOOTWORK/BALANCE

BASICS: STEEP/OVERHANGING TERRAIN

Women on the Wall

@ Triangle Rock Club – Raleigh

Do you often find yourself only climbing and training with “the guys”? While women can learn a lot from our male climbing partners, they can also benefit from the enthusiasm and camaraderie of an all-female environment!

Women on the Wall offers a supportive environment for experienced and new climbers alike. Participants will expand their climbing skills while meeting like-minded women along the way.

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Lead Belay Practice Session

@ Triangle Rock Club – Raleigh

Have you taken Intro to Lead Climbing, but don’t feel quite ready to take the Lead Test? Do you need to build your confidence on lead? Then the Lead Belay Practice Session is for you!

This course is for climbers who are ready to take the next step in their lead climbing journey, but feel like they need a little bit more practice on the ropes before testing for their Lead certification. Our instructor will be on hand to help with technique and encouragement and to answer any questions you might have

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