Days will be spent learning and enjoying the craft of rock climbing midst the beautiful granite formations and surreal landscapes of Joshua Tree. Nights will be spent relaxing around the campfire at a Joshua Tree National Park campground enjoying fine camp cuisine prepared by your guide and taking in the starry nights that Joshua Tree is famous for.
Taught by American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) certified rock climbing guides. Rock climbing instruction will include all the rock climbing basics such as belaying, knots, rapelling, basic rock climbing anchors, movement of face and crack climbs plus an introduction to multi-pitch rock climbing. Of course, there will be plenty of rock climbing on some of Joshua Tree's best rock climbs.
Food & Camping: All meals and non-alcoholic beverages are included and prepared by your guide / camp chef. At California Alpine Guides we strive to provide you healthy & delicious meals. Four nights of camping is provided at a group site within Joshua Tree National Park and tents and group camping gear are included. Sleeping bag and pad rentals can be arranged for an extra fee.
Level: Participants should be in good to excellent physical shape. No previous rock climbing experience required, but previous athletic skills recommended.
Dates 2008/2009: October/November & March/April
Cost: $600 per person
Includes: Breakfast, lunch and dinner every day, except dinner the last day; Joshua Tree National Park campsite fees and group camping equipment (tents, group cookware); All technical rock climbing equipment except rock climbing shoes is provided (shoe rental can be arranged). *A $10.00 per vehicle entrance fee is required to enter Joshua Tree National Park
Rates include the meals appropriate for the outing, such as lunch on day guiding trips and all meals on overnight guiding trips. Rates do not include lodging, camping or any other extra expenses beyond guiding and food. Give us a call for a quote on a full mountain climbing or backpacking adventure vacation package.
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USA California Outdoor: Mountain Ranger Mountain/Rock Climbing Outdoor Skills School