TCS Basic Climbing - CMC State - 2023

Climbing Course

Basic Climbing

The class will run from 6PM-9PM at the CMC Climbing Wall in Golden. Basic Climbing is the best class to start with! It is a prerequisite for all the rock, snow, and ice climbing classes (not required for navigation courses). Upon completion of this class you’ll be able to climb indoors at any rock climbing gym and will help you prepare for when you are ready to climb outdoors.

You’ll learn:

How to use climbing helmet, harness, belay device
How to tie in to the rope using a Figure Eight Retrace
How to tie an Overhand Knot, Clove Hitch, Girth Hitch
How to top rope belay using Pull-Brake-Under-Slide method
How to use climbing commands
How to coil a climbing rope

**There is online course work required to be completed prior to the class. The instructor will email you approximately 1 week prior to class with additional information and a link to the online content. If you do not receive an email from the instructor and it is less than a week before your class, please email them to make sure you have the correct information. 

Badges you will earn:

Course Requirements

This course has no scheduled activities.

Required Equipment
  • Harness
  • Helmet
  • Rock Shoes
  • ATC Belay Device
  • Locking carabiner

all items available to borrow from CMC

Course Materials

You must register for this course to see course materials.