Climbing Instruction

Class Offerings

Expand your climbing knowledge with our skilled instructors. From leveling up your climbing techniques to learning new safety skills, you'll find what you are looking for here. See all the classes we have to offer below!

*COVID-19 Class Updates*

Max of 4 people per class. We currently only have Intro to Climbing and Lead Climbing as regularly scheduled classes. But, we are now offering "custom instruction" for the same price as our regular classes. Check out the list to see which core classes are being offered as custom instruction. Email Jeff Snyder to set up a date/time and specific class!



Custom Instruction


Custom Instruction is the very best way to add any skill to your climbing toolbox.

Work one on one with expert instruction, directly catered to your goals and skill level. Practice movement skills, training techniques, lead climbing, cracks and jams, anchors, rappelling, self rescue, and other elite skills.

Custom Instruction can also be used to find a dedicated belayer to maximize your climbing time.

Custom Instruction Pricing varies depending on the skills being taught during the lesson.


Specialty Classes


These classes are offered from time to time and by request. If you are interested in one of these courses please email Jeff Snyder with your inquiry . All classes have varying minimum participant requirements. If there is interest in a particular class, we are happy to open it up for registration, but minimum participant requirements must be met within 24 hrs prior to class date.

Advanced Climbing Technique

In this advanced movement class, we will focus on learning some of the more intricate topics of climbing movement. Are you puzzled by slopers, heel hooks, and toe hooks? Do mantles, lockoffs, and rockovers confuse you? This class is the place for you! Come explore these topics, and more, with our talented instructors and begin to expand your mastery of climbing technique.

 

Intro to Knots, Hitches, and Anchors

This clinic will teach you climbing knots and hitches to begin to build a solid foundation of technical skills. From here, we will learn different ways to make a variety of sport climbing top rope anchors and discuss different scenarios for their ideal uses.

 

Intro to Trad Gear

Aimed at climbers looking to begin to trad climb, we will discuss different types of gear, the physics behind how they work, their ideal placements, what pieces to buy if you are building your first rack as well as some hands-on time practicing placements!

 

Efficient Multi-Pitch Techniques

Learn how to properly use ATC guides and other auto-blocking plaquette devices. This comprehensive clinic will cover how to belay from above, different methods to lower, and some rope management tricks.

 

Advanced Lead Climbing and Belaying

Up your lead climbing and belaying game and take this clinic - your climbing partners will thank you! Learn about accessing terrain and fall consequences, managing dropped clips and more in this two hour clinic. You must be lead climbing certified at Ascent Studio!

  • Learn how to better manage stress when in difficult climbing situations.
  • Work on taking lead falls confidently/ proper falling technique.
  • Practice catching larger lead falls and managing the rope during unexpected situation, such as the climber dropping a clip.

     

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