Rock Climbing Clinics

About Chockstone Climbing Clinics

Whether you are new to rock climbing or want to work on particular skills to take your climbing to the next level, we offer climbing courses/clinics focused on specific skills to help meet your climbing goals. We have dates posted where you can join up with others in a class format. It is also always possible to hire a guide on any given day to customize the curriculum to your specific needs. If you are interested in a class but don't see a date that works for you, let us know your interest. Our goal is to provide guidance and opportunities to best help you achieve your climbing goals.

Oregon Rock Climbing Clinics

Available Clinics

belayed rappel

Basics of Rock Climbing

     Our First Ascent climbing programs are designed specifically to your needs and making your first time on the rocks a fun and memorable experience! Share a fun day rock climbing outside and learn […] Clinic Details >>

Smith Rock Climbing Camp, Marsupials

Intermediate Rock Skills

This course is designed for those who have climbed in the gym, a few times outside or are approaching rock climbing with a mountaineering background. Emphasis will be on single pitch climbing systems including: lead […] Clinic Details >>

Learning to Lead Climb Sport

     Take it to the next level and learn to lead climb.  Build your confidence and understanding of the fundamentals of lead climbing on bolted sport climbs.  This class is for those with a […] Clinic Details >>

Anchor clinic in the Lower Gorge

Learn to Lead Climb Trad

This course will focus on placing traditional protection for both leading and anchor building. Your guide will cover gear selection/gear placement, racking systems route selection, terrain assessment and cleaning. We will work through a progression, […] Clinic Details >>

Rock Rescue, AMGA SPI and Chockstone

Self Rescue for the Recreational Climber

Climb smarter with more confidence and become a stronger climbing partner.  Build your bag of tricks to deal with whatever comes your way   We will look at potential weather, terrain and distressed climber scenarios […] Clinic Details >>

Aid Climbing

Climb The Monkey Face, Smith Rock’s premier tower.  Attempt one of the northwest’s time honored routes for a first aid climbing experience. Learn the tools and techniques of the Big Wall trade.  Smith Rock and […] Clinic Details >>

AMGA SPI course Red Rocks Nevada

AMGA Courses

The Single Pitch Instructor (SPI) Program teaches climbing instructors to proficiently facilitate and instruct the sport of rock climbing in a single pitch outdoor setting. The SPI is the only internationally recognized single pitch climbing instructor […] Clinic Details >>