Classes

CLASSES ARE HERE

Climbers must call ahead and sign up for all classes to reserve their spot.
928-458-7579

WE HAVE BEGUN THE CLASS SCHEDULE SO SIGN UP HERE TO GET LEARNING AND TRAINING!!!!!!!!
(ALL CLASSES INCLUDE FULL DAY PASS AND RENTALS. Private classes available anytime by appointment)

INTRO TO GYM CLIMBING FOR KIDS
MONDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS AT 6 pm and SATURDAYS at 11 am
(A more in depth introduction to climbing in the gym )

TOPROPE 101
OFFERED EVERY 2 HOURS AS NEEDED
(A boost for those wishing to use the top ropes but need some practice first}

BASIC TOP ROPE CLIMBING
TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS AT 6 PM and SATURDAY at 5 pm
(Get the in depth details of top rope climbing and belay techniques)

BASIC GYM LEAD AND LEAD BELAY CLASS
FIRST AND THIRD FRIDAYS OF EACH MONTH at 6 pm
(Learn to lead and belay safely so you can lead climb at Gripstone)

ADVANCED GYM LEAD AND LEAD BELAY CLASS
SECOND AND FOURTH FRIDAYS OF EACH MONTH at 6 pm

BASIC MOVEMENT AND TECHNIQUE CLASS
MONDAYS at 7 pm
(Now let’s learn to use the holds and climb the walls!!)

ADVANCED MOVEMENT AND TECHNIQUE CLASS
THURSDAYS at 7 pm

BASIC TRAINING FOR CLIMBING
TUESDAYS at 7 pm
(Learn how to train safely and get stronger!)

ADVANCED TRAINING FOR CLIMBING
THURSDAYS AT 7 pm

 

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

 

INTRO TO GYM CLIMBING FOR KIDS

  • Ages 12 and up
  • Gym orientation, auto belay and bouldering only certification
  • Approx. 30 minutes of instruction
  • Must pass class for certification
  • Once certified, climbers can boulder and clip THEMSELVES ONLY into auto belay systems
  • No use of top rope belay systems
  • Cost: $35 (non- members) $19 (members) includes: full day pass, use of bouldering areas and auto belay climbing (no fitness room access). Harness and shoe rentals also included.
  • Classes offered: Mon, Wed at 6:00 pm and Sat at 11:00 am

TOP ROPE 101

  • Ages 12 and up
  • A supplement to the standard belay check and need more practice on the top rope systems in the gym
  • Passing this class will give access to the Gripstone top rope climbs
  • Class is scheduled every 2 hours at the front desk
  • Class is free with paid memberships, punch cards or day passes

BASIC TOP ROPE CLIMBING

  • Ages 12 and up
  • Gym orientation, auto belay, top-rope tie-in and belay, bouldering certification and basic movement tips
  • Approx 45-60 min of instruction time
  • Must pass class for certification
  • Once certified, climbers can boulder, clip themselves into the auto belay systems and have full use of top rope belay systems if belayed by another who has passed the class or is over 18
  • Climbers must be over 18 years of age to clip or tie anyone else into any system
  • Cost: $49 (non-members) $33 (members) includes full day pass with rental of harness, shoes, chalk bag and, Fitness room access
  • Classes offered: Tues and Thurs at 6:00 pm and Sat at 5:00 pm
  • 2 persons minimum required to hold class
  • Private classes are available for $65 (non members) $49 (members)

BASIC GYM LEAD AND LEAD BELAY CLASS

  • Ages 14 and up
  • Approx 2 hours of instruction time
  • Climber must be previously top-rope belay check certified
  • Climber must be able to comfortably climb a Gripstone 5.9
  • Class covers all aspects of indoor gym lead climbing
  • Emphasis on safety and gear management
  • Must pass class for certification
  • Minimum of 2 persons to hold class, Maximum of 6 persons per class
  • Classes offered: First and Third Fridays of each month at 6:00 pm
  • Cost: $89(non members) $64 (members) Includes full day pass, lead rope, GriGri and Fitness room access
  • Private class: $104 (members) $79 (members)

ADVANCED GYM LEAD AND LEAD BELAY CLASS

  • Ages 14 and up
  • 2-3 hours of climbing instruction
  • 2 classes each (part A and part B)
  • Climber must have previously passed the lead/belay check or Basic Gym Lead class
  • Climber must be able to comfortably climb a Gripstone 5.10
  • At least 3 months minimum climbing experience recommended
  • Class covers all aspects of advanced indoor gym lead climbing
  • Emphasis on safety, gear management and specialized techniques
  • Must pass class for certification
  • Minimum of 2 persons to hold class, Maximum of 6 persons per class
  • Classes offered: Second and Fourth Fridays of each month at 6:00 pm
  • Cost: $179 (non members) $119 (members) Includes full day pass, lead rope, GriGri and Fitness room access)
  • Private class: $209 (members) $149 (members)

BASIC MOVEMENT AND TECHNIQUE CLASS

  • All ages
  • One hour of instruction time
  • Introduction to climbing movement
  • Foot placement
  • Body positioning
  • Use of handholds
  • Rest positions
  • Minimum of 2 persons to hold class, Maximum of 6 persons per class
  • Cost: $49 (non members) , $33 (members): Includes full day pass, lead rope, GriGri and Fitness room access
  • Classes offered Mondays at 7:00 pm. Private classes are available for $65 (non members) $49 (members)

ADVANCED MOVEMENT AND TECHNIQUE CLASS

  • All ages
  • One hour of instruction time
  • A more detailed look at climbing movement and technique on more challenging terrain
  • Designed to build on the Basic movement class
  • Minimum of 2 persons to hold class, Maximum of 6 persons per class
  • Cost: $65(non members), $44 (members)
  • Classes offered Thursdays at 7:00 pm
  • Private classes are available for $65 (non members) $49 (members)

BASIC TRAINING FOR GYM CLIMBING

  • All ages
  • One hour of instruction time
  • Techniques for physical training for gym climbers
  • Emphasizes methods of basic strength training, Endurance and flexibility
  • Recommend at least one month of climbing experience
  • Minimum of 2 persons to hold class, Maximum of 6 persons per class
  • Cost: $49 (non members) , $33 (members) Includes full day pass, lead rope, GriGri and Fitness room access)
  • Classes offered Tuesdays at 7:00 pm
  • Private classes are available for $65 (non members) $49 (members)

ADVANCED TRAINING FOR GYM CLIMBING

  • All ages
  • 1-½ hours of instruction time
  • Advanced training methods for strength, power and endurance
  • Recommend at least 6 months of regular focused climbing
  • Comfortable with sustained overhanging climbing terrain
  • Minimum of 2 persons to hold class, Maximum of 6 persons per class
  • Cost: $65 (non members) $44 (members) Includes full day pass, lead rope, GriGri and Fitness room access)
  • Classes offered Thursdays at 7:00 pm
  • Private classes are available for $79 (non members) $59 (members)

Class Schedule

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ADDRESS:
319 N Lee Blvd. Prescott, AZ 86301

EMAIL:

gripstoneclimbing@gmail.com

PHONE:
928-458-7579

FALL HOURS:

M.  9am - 9pm
T.  9am - 9pm
W.  9am - 9pm
Th.  9am - 9pm
F.  9am - 10pm
Sat.  9am - 10pm
Sun. 9am - 9pm