101 - Inside Out
101 – Inside Out

Rock 101 – Inside Out

This class is a perfect introduction to beginning to climb on your own. It will build on the basic safety and movement skills you have acquired climbing occasionally or in the gym. The goal is to learn the most up to date techniques and technical skills to allow you to construct anchors, set up/take down top ropes and begin climbing outside on your own is a single pitch setting. Taught by certified AMGA Rock or Single Pitch Instructors. The AMGA is the premier US organization and the only internationally recognized certifying body for Rock, Alpine and Ski Mountaineering guides.

Topics covered

Review: We will review and expanded upon your knowledge of the following.

  • Knots
  • Communication
  • Belaying
  • Movement

Anchors: We will discuss and build anchors from the most commonly found components in Utah.

  • Fixed Hardware‚ bolts, chains, rap hangers, cold shuts.
  • Trees‚ When, why and how big
  • Natural features‚ Boulders, flakes, horns
  • Extensions‚ how and why

Cleaning/transitions: We will discuss and practice taking down climbs, your options and why.

  • Lowering
  • rappelling

Leading: We will introduce the elements involved to safely lead bolt protected routes.

  • Clipping
  • Movement and efficiency
  • Route finding


  • What is needed, what is not
  • Selection, proper use, storage and life expectancy


  • Use of guidebooks, topos, climbing grades
  • LNT
  • Climbing myths
  • Hazard assessment
Full Day Private or Group – 8AM – 4PM
1 Person $275 | 2 People $187.50 each | 3 or More $150 each

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Rock 101 Clinics – Inside Out with the Momentum Climbing School

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