Alpine Rock Climbing
You're dreaming of rock climbing in hidden places while being high up in the alpine? Learn the skills of fast and safe movement in the aloine, route assessment, advanced multi-pitch skilss, snow travel and more...in our 4-6 day Alpine Climbing Course in the Beartooth Mountains, Montana.
Beginner to advanced experience climbing outdoors required
Ability to spend 8 hours outdoors 2-3 days in a row
4-6 days; each with 6-8 hours of field time
Red Lodge, East Rosebud, West Rosebud, Lake Fork, Montana
Rental climbing equipment, group equipment, & instruction from a professional guide
Food, transportation, lodging, personal items, and guide gratuity
This course is built to give aspiring alpinists the skills they need to start alpine climbing safely on their own. These courses are largely designed based on specific experience and goals of participants, but typically highlight multi-pitch climbing, quick alpine systems and transitions, multi-pitch rappelling, route selection, snow travel techniques, traditional gear and risk management.
Route selection and preparation
Packing the right equipment
Review of knots, hitches, and belaying
Movement on steep snow & self arrest
Anchor construction, rock & snow
Traditional gear placement
This course is typically 4-6 days long and starts with a briefing at our office in Red Lodge. Here, we discuss gear selection for our first day and course goals. The first two days will be spent on local crags for multi-ptich climbing, transtions, alpine terrain and skill building in alpine rock systems. Day 3 and 4 include some time on snow for snow travel skills and a objective based alpine climb in bigger terrain. Optional are day 5 & 6 that cover objective based alpine climbs in the backcountry.
**Don't see a course date listed? Email our office to see if there is one coming up, or start a course of your own! Many of our courses are custom and low ratio, built to your needs.