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Rock Climbing


YEP Rock Climbing Programs


Indoor Rock Climbing: Empower youth to challenge themselves and support each other while learning about balance and movement on our indoor rock climbing wall.

Outdoor Rock Climbing: Experience climbing adventures outside at a variety of field sites though the Front Range. Spend half a day outside honing your climbing skills, learning about Leave No Trace, and enjoying the outdoors!

*More advanced skilled-based classes (knots, belaying, techniques & rapelling) available upon request. Contact Schools & Groups Program Manager for more information!

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In our rock climbing programs, students will:

  • Learn about basic climbing techniques
  • Learn about safety systems used for climbing, including knots and climbing commands
  • Develop skills in trust, teamwork, communication, and support
  • Challenge themselves and develop self-confidence


Academic Standards & Additional Resources

Indoor Climbing


Suggested Grades: K-12


Group Size: 10-60 students


Available: Year-Round


Length: 45-90 minutes


Location: American Mountaineering Center


Cost: $15/student

* scholarship application available upon registration


Suggested Pairings:


Outdoor Climbing


Suggested Grades: 6-12th


Group Size: 10-16 students

*12 max in Golden crags


Available: Fall & late Spring


Length: 2-4 hours


Location: Local Crags


Cost: $35/student

* scholarship application available upon registration


Suggested Pairings: