CLIMBING SCHOOL

INTRO TO TOP ROPE BELAY

This entry level package covers the basic skills needed to get started.  Included in this package is instruction for operating ropes, knot tying, beley technique, catching a fall, and the commands.  This class is available for ages 14 and older.

If one of the times listed does not work with your schedule, please contact us to schedule your class at a time that works for you! Mandy@gemstoneclimbing.rocks or 208-329-7257.

Prerequisites:

None

Cost:

Members & Non-Members: FREE (Non-members must purchase a day pass & rentals (if needed) to participate)

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INTRO TO BOULDERING

This introductory lesson is offered free to all patrons of Gemstone Climbing Center.  Bouldering is a fun way to improve one’s skills, strength, and knowledge of climbing.  Practicing on your own, or working with friends to complete problems, bouldering is an outstanding workout and goal in and of itself.

Prerequisites:

None

Cost:

Members & Non-Members: FREE (Non-members must purchase a day pass & rentals (if needed) to participate)

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FAMILY INTRO TO CLIMBING

Just like the Intro to Climbing package, parents work with one of our skilled instructors to learn all necessary skills.  Once the lesson is done, your kids can climb with you for the rest of the day.  Cost includes your choice of our many class options (Top Rope Intro lesson, day pass for each member and rentals for the family).  Available to parents with children 14 and younger.

Prerequisites:

None

Times:

This class is held upon request. Please call ahead (208-329-7257)to book your family’s time.

Cost:

Members: First class FREE
Non-members: TBD

LEAD CLIMBING

Lead certification is required for all climbers who want to lead climb at GEMSTONE.  Lead certification will be provided on an as needed basis and is provided only to experienced climbers or those completing the Gemstone Lead clinic.  Knowledge expected includes, but is not limited to, the demonstration of and use of quick draws, carabiners, slings, knots, harnesses, commands, falling technique, movement, and fitness.

Prerequisites:

Must be able to top rope a 5.9 without pauses or major struggles.

Times:

This class is held once per month with a 2 person minimum class size or contact us for additional times.

Cost:

Members: $60
Non-members: $85

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