Programs


YOUTH

Summer Camps
Available for all ages and abilities. No experience required! Climbers have a great time climbing while learning how to set and achieve goals, develop climbing skills, increase strength, flexibility and endurance, meet other climbers their age and improve overall fitness. Best of all, get them climbing our walls, not yours! Indoor Camps for ages 4-8 and 9-13 and Outdoor Camps for ages 11-17. LEARN MORE

Scramblers
Program is for young climbers, 4-8  and meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-5:30 pm.

This is the perfect program to get your child climbing and keep ’em climbing. No Experience Required! Equipment is included. Scramblers learn how to set and achieve goals, develop climbing skills, increase strength, flexibility and endurance, meet other climbers their age and improve overall fitness. Plus, climbing is a lot of fun! Each session is 8 weeks, 16 classes $189/climber.

Sign up for our next sessions:

August 22-October 10

October 17-December 14 (skips Thanksgiving week)

Want your Scrambler to be able to climb other days during the session? Ask about our Scrambler Pass!

 

Flagstaff Climbing JUNIOR TEAM

Junior Team participants develop climbing skills, increase strength, flexibility and endurance, meet other climbers their age and improve overall fitness. Junior Team is designed to prepare younger climbers for the Flagstaff Climbing Team. It meets Mondays at MSB, Wednesdays at DTC and Fridays at DTC, 4-5:30 pm during the school year.

Cost is $100 month + a full gym membership. Membership joining fees are waived for Jr. Team participants. This includes program instruction, rentals and unlimited climbing. No experience required! 

We also offer Flagstaff Climbing TEAM+ (Team Plus) for climbers who want to take it one step. In addition to Jr. Team practices, TEAM+ participants meet on Mondays at the Downtown Crag 5:30-6:30pm and Wednesdays at Paragon Athletics (next door to Main Street Boulders) 5:30-6:30pm. TEAM+ also goes climbing outdoors once a month.

Team+ cost is $150 month + a full gym membership. Membership joining fees are waived for Team+ participants. This includes program instruction, rentals and unlimited climbing.

All teams follow FUSD holiday and snow schedule.

 

Flagstaff Climbing TEAM

The Flagstaff Climbing Team is for young climbers who want to take their climbing to the next level while having a ton of fun climbing with their peers. Team participants develop intermediate to advanced climbing and training skills. It is for climbers ages 13-17. It meets Mondays at DTC, Wednesdays at MSB and Fridays at DTC, 4-5:30 pm during the school year.
 
Cost is $100 month + a full gym membership. Membership joining fees are waived for Team participants. This includes program instruction, rentals and unlimited climbing.
 
We also offer Flagstaff Climbing TEAM+ (Team Plus) for climbers who want to take it one step further than regular Team. In addition to Team practices, TEAM+ participants meet on Mondays at the Downtown Crag 5:30-6:30pm and Wednesdays at Paragon Athletics (next door to Main Street Boulders) 5:30-6:30pm. TEAM+ also goes climbing outdoors once a month.
 
Team+ cost is $150 month + a full gym membership. Membership joining fees are waived for Team+ participants. This includes program instruction, rentals and unlimited climbing.
 
All teams follow FUSD holiday and snow schedule.

 

 

Adult

Climb Like a Girl

CLAG 1
For beginning to intermediate women climbers and meets weekly on Mondays, 6-8:30 pm, at Flagstaff Climbing’s Downtown Crag and Main Street Boulders + 1 days outside. Cost: $199/20% off for members

Open to members and non-members.
Sign up for our next Session: August 28-October 16

In a male dominated sport like climbing it is important for women to have a strong, supportive community in which they can learn and progress to find their full potential. This class is designed to give beginning and intermediate women climbers the foundations, community and resources they need to enjoy and succeed at climbing. We will focus on climbing fundamentals, technique, mental training, and physical training. This is your chance to meet partners, learn new skills, get strong and have fun! This course also includes an outdoor climbing day at the end!

Contact us for more information.

See what other women have said about Climb Like a Girl HERE.

 

CLAG 2

For intermediate to advanced women climbers and meets weekly on Mondays, 6-8:30 pm, at Flagstaff Climbing’s Downtown Crag and Main Street Boulders + 1 days outside. Cost: $199/20% off for members

Open to members and non-members.
Sign up for our next Session: October 23-December 11

This course will pick up right where CLAG 1 left off. For ladies interested in further pursuing lead climbing and learning the skills to transition from gym climbing to the outdoors, this class is perfect for you! Topics covered will include lead climbing, basic anchors, outdoor sport climbing skills, basic traditional climbing skills and more. Just like the original, this class will emphasize personal growth as a climber in a supportive environment. Get psyched and take your skills to the next level! This course also includes an outdoor climbing day at the end!

Contact us for more information.

See what other women have said about Climb Like a Girl HERE

 

CLAG (Climb Like a Girl) INDOOR LEAD CLASS

Ladies only! Are you ready to learn how to lead climb? Or would practice and coaching be the key to taking your lead climbing to the next level? Come learn in an all-women setting from an experienced climber and instructor how to be a better lead climber! Participants should be comfortable climbing 5.9 on top rope and top rope belaying.

Cost: $49 public/20% off for members (must register 7 days in advance)
Location: Downtown Crag
Open to members and non members.
Sign up for our next session: Saturday, Nov. 18, 9-Noon (Ladies only)

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Boulder UP!

This 8 week course is for beginner and intermediate climbers who want to become more powerful and skilled boulderers and meets Wednesdays, 6:30-8 pm. The focus is on strength training and movement technique. You can enroll in the full 8-weeks or attend individual classes. The full course also includes an outdoor climbing day at the end!
 
Cost: $165 for 8 weeks or $25 for individual class (20% off for members)
Location: Main Street Boulders. Includes one day outside!
Open to Members and Non-Members
 
Sign up for our next Session: October 18-December 6
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Rock Warrior’s Way Falling and Commitment Clinic!

Taught by Warrior’s Way trainer Laura Sabourin (of Flagstaff Climbing!), this clinic addresses fear of falling and improving commitment. Participants will do falling, movement, and resting exercises and apply all learned skills to a challenging route. This will be done in small increments creating appropriate progressions for each individual student. Each student will leave with a structured method for taking appropriate risks with diminished fear.
 
Students learn: • To fall safely • To give a cushioned belay • To distinguish between no- and yes-fall zones • How to engage no- and yes-fall zones • To break a climb into smaller risk events • Better risk assessment • How to rest effectively • To improve breathing • To trust the body • To create flow and momentum • To commit more deliberately • To reduce fear
 
Target Student: • For climbers who rope climb • For climbers who seek to improve commitment and diminish fear of falling
Prerequisites: • Minimum 6 months climbing experience • Climb a minimum of 5.9 in the gym without falling or hanging • Some exercises are on toprope; some are on lead. Being able to lead climb is not required, however.
 
If students want to lead during the clinic they must get lead certified at the gym PRIOR to the clinic date.
 
Equipment Needed: • Harness, shoes, and belay device • Helmet is recommended but not required (The gym will provide all if needed)
 
Cost: $99 members; $119 non-members
 
All participants will receive: • A free laminated reminder card • A reference PDF on all exercises • Free follow-up email lessons • 20% discounts from WW sponsors: BlueWater Ropes; Evolv shoes
Location: Flagstaff Climbing’s Downtown Crag
Open to Members and Non-Members
 
Sign up for our next Session: October 26, 5-10 pm
 
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Strength and Power Camp with Paragon!
 
Flagstaff Climbing and Paragon Athletics are teaming up for a comprehensive training camp that is guaranteed to take your climbing to the next level! Participants will build strength, power, and stamina while developing healthy movement patterns to keep them in the game.
 
We will explore state of the art training techniques for: Finger strength
Hand and shoulder health
Generating full body tension
Fitness and power endurance
Mental preparation for climbing
Performance Nutrition
 
Each athlete will participate in an individualized screening process that will help personalize the program to fit their needs.
 
Who: Participants should be able to consistently climb V5 and/or 5.11+; the class is limited to 8 participants
 
When/Where: August 21-September 28, 5:30-6:30pm, Mondays and Thursdays, at Paragon and 5:30-6:30 pm, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, at MSB
 
Cost: $480 for 6 week course

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NAU Climbing Classes

If you are a current NAU student and want to learn to climb, improve your skills AND get NAU credit, our Beginning and Intermediate Rock Climbing Courses are for you!

NAU Beginning Rock Climbing
This course is based on technique; participants practice some of the basic skills of rock climbing in an indoor environment. Essential skills such as belaying, rappelling, climbing techniques, rope management and care of equipment will be covered. Course is held at Flagstaff Climbing’s Downtown Location. Transportation is not provided by NAU.

NAU Intermediate Rock Climbing
This course provides participants an intensive look at the skills of an intermediate rock climbing. Although the course is taught indoors, many of the skills taught will be preparing students for outdoor rock climbing. Lessons are arranged according to the ability and experience of class participants. This class is held at Flagstaff Climbing’s Downtown Location. Transportation is not provided by NAU.

Learn more at NAU’s Physical Education Services (PES) Classes webpage HERE.

 

 

GROUPS

Climbing at Flagstaff Climbing Center is a great way to get your group working together. Climbing teaches team work, clear communication and trust.

Climb On Group & Birthday Parties
Perfect for any one that can get at least 6 people together to climb at Flagstaff Climbing Center. Climb for two hours with your friends, family and co-workers. Our deck overlooking the climbing area is included in group rate and can be used for cake, pizza or just hanging out and watching climbers.

Rates: 6-9 climbers, starting at $23/climber 10+ climbers, starting at $19/climber

Rock Camp Group
Custom program that offers your group a more valuable experience. A minimum of three hours of climbing and instruction move beyond the Climb On experience with team building and challenging games at Flagstaff Climbing Center. Work with one of Facilitators to develop a plan that matches your team’s goals.

Rates: 6+ climbers, starting at $39/climber

Did you know? You can rent the climbing center during off hours. It’s great for large groups and overnighters. All group programs include day pass, rental gear and instruction. When scheduling a group you must reserve the time and give us a deposit at least one week in advance of the date requested. Cancellation policy is strictly enforced. Waivers are required for everyone in group. If climber is under 18, a parent or legal guardian signature is required on waiver. No exceptions. Waiver can be found here. If you are interested in getting your group out on the real rock. Please contact us for information about our guide service.

Low Rate for Flagstaff School Groups!
School Groups from the Flagstaff area are ONLY $200 for up to 30 kids.  If you have more than thirty climbers, no problem.  It’s only $7 for each extra kid.
Benefits:

  • Excellent reward for hard working students
  • Teach kids to learn outside the box
  • Set and achieve personal and group goals
  • Work with and trust peers
  • Have a lot of fun

 

GENERAL

Our education program is accredited by the American Mountain Guides Association. This means that when you choose us to teach you climbing skills, you are learning from some of the most qualified guides and instructors in the southwest. Climb with confidence knowing you learned the right skills the first time.

Introduction to Gym Climbing:
$79/one person
$59 each/2 people
$49 each/3-6 people 

Two hour class teaching the fundamentals of climbing movement, climbing knots and belay technique. Class includes a week of free climbing in the gym.

Indoor Lead Class:
$79/one person
$59 each/2 people
$49 each/3-6 people

Two hour class teaching the fundamentals of gym lead climbing and belaying. This class is for the new leader or for someone who wants to shake the rust off. New leaders should be comfortable climbing 5.9 on top rope. Must schedule at least 7 days in advance. This is an ongoing class.

Indoor Lead Class (Group Setting):

Are you ready to learn how to lead climb? Or would practice and coaching be the key to taking your lead climbing to the next level? Come learn in a supportive group setting from an experienced climber and instructor how to be a better lead climber! Participants should be comfortable climbing 5.9 on top rope and top rope belaying.

Cost: $49 public/20% off for Members (must schedule 7 days in advance)
Location: Downtown Crag
Open to members and non members.
Upcoming classes: Sept. 16 (9-Noon), Oct. 27 (6-9 pm), Nov. 18 (9-Noon/Ladies Only)

Contact us for more information.

 

TRAINING HOUR:

Want an awesome climbing-specific conditioning workout? This weekly free class will get you sweaty and pumped. All levels are welcome. Come prepared to train hard! All you need to participate is a membership or gym pass. You do NOT need to register in advance. Just show up!

Cost: Free with Membership or Gym Pass
Location: Main Street Boulders
Open to members and non members.
Upcoming classes: Aug. 29-Dec. 12, Tuesdays, 7:30-8:30pm

 

ADVANCED TECHNICAL SKILLS SERIES:
Knots and Hitches

The Advanced Technical Skills Series is a set of courses designed to offer climbers at our gym instruction in advanced skills. All you need to participate is a membership or gym pass and to register in advance! Each course is limited to 7 people. This course teaches various knots and hitches applicable to rock climbing!

Cost: Free with membership or day pass
Location: Downtown Crag
Open to members and non members.
Upcoming class: Friday, September 8, 6-7:15 pm

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ADVANCED TECHNICAL SKILLS SERIES: 
Anchor Building

The Advanced Technical Skills Series is a set of courses designed to offer climbers at our gym instruction in advanced skills. All you need to participate is a membership or gym pass and to register in advance! Each course is limited to 7 people. This course will cover the principles, techniques and gear involved in building a variety of anchors.

Cost: Free with membership or day pass
Location: Downtown Crag
Open to members and non members.
Upcoming class: Friday, September 22, 6-7:15 pm

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ADVANCED TECHNICAL SKILLS SERIES:
Anchor Cleaning

The Advanced Technical Skills Series is a set of courses designed to offer climbers at our gym instruction in advanced skills. All you need to participate is a membership or gym pass and to register in advance! Each course is limited to 7 people. This course covers the principles, techniques and gear involved in retrieving your anchor once you’re done using it (aka “cleaning” the anchor).

Cost: Free with membership or day pass
Location: Downtown Crag
Open to members and non members.
Upcoming class: Friday, October 6, 6-7:15 pm

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ADVANCED TECHNICAL SKILLS SERIES:
Rappelling

The Advanced Technical Skills Series is a set of courses designed to offer climbers at our gym instruction in advanced skills. All you need to participate is a membership or gym pass and to register in advance! Each course is limited to 7 people. The Rappelling course teaches the necessary skills for rappelling properly and efficiently in various contexts.

Cost: Free with membership or day pass
Location: Downtown Crag
Open to members and non members.
Upcoming class: Friday, October 20, 6-7:15 pm

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ADVANCED TECHNICAL SKILLS SERIES: 
Basic Rescue Skills I

The Advanced Technical Skills Series is a set of courses designed to offer climbers at our gym instruction in advanced skills. All you need to participate is a membership or gym pass and to register in advance! Each course is limited to 7 people. The Rescue Skills I course teaches the rescue techniques involved in ascending ropes.

Cost: Free with membership or day pass
Location: Downtown Crag
Open to members and non members.
Upcoming class: Friday, November 3, 6-7:15 pm

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ADVANCED TECHNICAL SKILLS SERIES: 
Basic Rescue Skills II

The Advanced Technical Skills Series is a set of courses designed to offer climbers at our gym instruction in advanced skills. All you need to participate is a membership or gym pass and to register in advance! Each course is limited to 7 people. The Rescue Skills II course teaches the rescue techniques involved in escaping the belay.

Cost: Free with membership or day pass
Location: Downtown Crag
Open to members and non members.
Upcoming class: Friday, November 17, 6-7:15 pm

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ADVANCED TECHNICAL SKILLS SERIES: 
Basic Rescue Skills III

The Advanced Technical Skills Series is a set of courses designed to offer climbers at our gym instruction in advanced skills. All you need to participate is a membership or gym pass and to register in advance! Each course is limited to 7 people. The Rescue Skills III course teaches the rescue techniques involved in hauling and mechanical advantage systems.

Cost: Free with membership or day pass
Location: Downtown Crag
Open to members and non members.
Upcoming class: Friday, December 1, 6-7:15 pm

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Private Instruction:
$40/hr for one person
$30/hr each for two people
$25/hr each for 3-6 people
Work one on one with a Flagstaff Climbing Center Instructor. Practice movement skills, training techniques, anchors, jamming cracks, leading, rappelling, self rescue and more. Private Instruction can also be used to just have a dedicated belayer to maximize your climbing time.

Belay Lesson $8
We teach belay lessons on the fly. If you want to climb in the gym but are not familiar with belaying with a tube style belay device, properly putting on a harness and tying into the rope you must take this class. This lesson is included in our Beginning Day Package for $30 which includes day pass, rental gear and belay lesson. No reservations required.

GO HERE FOR CURRENT OUTDOOR CLIMBING CLINICS

 

  • American Alpine Club
  • American Mountain Guides Association
  • Outdoor Industry Association
  • Climbing Wall association
  • The Access Fund
  • Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce
  • United States Forest Service