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Intro to Crack Climbing

The basics of crack technique

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

$50 - Solidarity Rate

$150 - Full Cost

$250 - Redistribution Rate


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


Scholarships are available for those unable to contribute the Solidarity Rate.



Learning Outcomes

Coming Soon!

Dates and Locations

Smith Rock, Oregon

  • TBD

Joshua Tree, CA 

  • TBD

Eastern Sierra, CA

  • TBD


  • 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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