Classes

CLASSES ARE HERE

 

Climbers must sign up for classes to reserve a spot.   Classes are offered from 6pm to 8pm Monday through Friday.   A deposit or payment in full is required to hold a reservation.

INTRO TO GYM CLIMBING FOR KIDS
(A more in depth introduction to climbing in the gym )

BASIC TOP ROPE CLIMBING
(Get the in depth details of top rope climbing and belay techniques)

BASIC GYM LEAD AND LEAD BELAY CLASS
(Learn to lead and belay safely so you can lead climb at Gripstone)

ADVANCED GYM LEAD AND LEAD BELAY CLASS

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

ADVANCED MOVEMENT AND TECHNIQUE CLASS

BASIC TRAINING FOR CLIMBING
(Learn how to train safely and get stronger!)

ADVANCED TRAINING FOR CLIMBING

 

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.

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,
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Cost: $49 (non members) , $33 (members): Includes full day pass, lead rope, GriGri and Fitness room access
  • 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
  • Cost: $65(non members), $44 (members)
  • 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
  • Cost: $49 (non members) , $33 (members) Includes full day pass, lead rope, GriGri and Fitness room access)
  • 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
  • Cost: $65 (non members) $44 (members) Includes full day pass, lead rope, GriGri and Fitness room access)
  • 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