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Class size: 3-4

Operating on a non-discriminating basis under Special Use Permit, Tahoe National Forest.

Crack Climbing Improvement    Step 8
Donner Pass

This course combines top-roped coaching to improve crack climbing movement skills with backed up Trad leading to improve skills while having to place lead protection.

Skills covered will include:
  • Hand, foot jamming technique for varying width cracks from thin finger to off-width
  • Steep, sustained lie back technique
  • Balance, strength and endurance for sustained crack climbing pitches
  • Positive thinking and confidence building techniques
  • Resting effectively while placing pro
  • Hand taping techniques
  • Training techniques for crack climbing
Cost: Custom rates

Dates: Custom dates through mid October...Contact us to book

  • Placement and removal of artificial anchors including Stoppers® (wedge nuts) and camming units
  • Belaying a second and a lead climber
  • Climbing 5.7 or greater on a top-rope

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