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Climbing Classes

Climbing Classes

Top Rope Climbing

  • This fun one-hour Top Rope Belay Class is free and mandatory for anyone wishing to climb the 30′ tall Top Rope Wall with Berkeley RecWell Adventures. 
  • Cost: FREE
  • Location: Recreational Sports Facility
  • Class Notes:
    • This class will cover the following topics: – Proper harness fitting – Tying in as a climber / Clipping in as a belayer / Safety & Partner Checks – PBUS / Lowering Techniques – Belay Zone / Belay Commands & Communication
    • This orientation will provide you with all of the necessary information to pass our test, but passing the test is not guaranteed if the staff member does not feel that you are ready to belay someone else unsupervised.
    • If you do not pass the test the first time, go home and practice, and return in the next day or two to take the test again. 
    • Please arrive on time as we will not allow you to join if you are late. Please arrive having already watched the safety orientation video and passed the safety orientation test. We will provide you with all of the necessary gear at the class.

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Introduction to Technique and Movement

  • Curriculum development in progress, please check back later this semester for more information. 

Lead Climbing

  • Curriculum development in progress, please check back next semester for more information. 

Crack Climbing

  • Curriculum development in progress, please check back next semester for more information. 

Rappelling

  • Curriculum development in progress, please check back next semester for more information. 

Gym to Crag

  • Curriculum development in progress, please check back next semester for more information. 

Anchor Building

  • Curriculum development in progress, please check back next semester for more information. 

Kayaking / Sailing / Windsurfing / Stand Up Paddleboarding

  • Check out other Adventures classes we offer at the UC Aquatic Center at the Berkley Marina 

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