Gym to Crag: How to Top Rope Outside Clinic
Practice proper techniques required to set up top ropes in varied outdoor settings. This is a great opportunity to take the leap from gym to the outdoor crag without having to learn how to lead climb! Must register 7 days in advance.

Next Course: October 14, 8 am-4 pm
Cost: $100 public/20% off for members

Sport Climbing Clinic
Time to get on the sharp end! We will spend a day clipping bolts and practicing techniques required to climb and belay at a sport climbing (bolted) area. Climbers should feel comfortable top roping 5.9 before taking this class.

Next Course:  October 21, 8 am-4 pm
Cost: $100 public/20% off for members

Trad Climbing Clinic
This class puts all the pieces together – lead climbing, gear placement and anchor building. Get the skills you need to take on your trad climbing goals. Climbers should feel comfortable leading 5.9 sport before taking this class.

Next Course: October 28, 8 am-4 pm
Cost: $100 public/20% off for members

Rock Warrior’s Way Outdoor Falling & Commitment Clinic w/Laura Sabourin

This outdoor clinic addresses falling directly to help improve commitment. We do progressive falling practice, followed by movement, breathing, resting, and body/mind awareness exercises. Finally, students apply everything to a goal route. Students leave understanding how to take appropriate risks and how to commit to those risks.

You’ll learn how to:

Fall safely
Give a dynamic (cushioned) belay
Break a climb into smaller risk events
Assess risks effectively
Distinguish between no- and yes-fall zones
Engage no- and yes-fall zones appropriately
Make appropriate risk decisions
Improve body and mind awareness
Rest effectively
Improve breathing
Create flow and momentum
Deal with climbing stress
Commit more deliberately
Reduce fear, and more

Able to toprope 5.8 in a gym with no falls
Climb indoors/outdoors at least 1-2 times per week
At least 6 months of continuous climbing experience within the last year

Next Course: August 5, 8 am-5 pm
Cost: $225 members/$270 non-members




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