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Crack Climbing Technique

The basics of climbing cracks

Learn how to crack climb!

Crack climbing is a unique and challenging technique used to climb a variety of cracks in rocks. 

This one day course will give you the fundamentals of crack climbing techniques, specifically using hand jams and finger locks to start.



Sliding Scale Tuition

$85 - Solidarity Rate

$135 - Full Cost

$185 - Redistribution Rate


Not sure which level to pay? Check out this info sheet! 

Learning Outcomes

Coming Soon!

Dates and Locations

Index, WA (QTBIPOC Program ↗)

  • July 14

Smith Rock, OR

  • May 19


  • Knows how to tie into the rope for climbing

  • Can independently perform safety checks before climbing

  • Capable of comfortably climbing 5.9 while on a top rope

  • Proficient top rope belayer with tube style (ATC) or assisted braking (GriGri) devices

Questions, comments or concerns? 


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