1/2 Day 

Open Climb

North Table Mountain, Golden, CO

9:00am – 1:00pm Daily

Minimum Age: 6


Join our 1/2 Day Open Climb, formerly the  ‘Intro to Outdoor Climbing’ class, designed to quickly equip you with the essential basics of climbing, ensuring you’re up and scaling the heights in no time. Under the guidance of our professional instructors, you’ll learn key climbing techniques and safety skills in a hands-on, engaging environment.

The focus is on maximizing your climb time, allowing you to apply your newfound skills practically while enjoying the thrill of the ascent. Our expert team ensures a safe, supportive atmosphere for you to embrace the climbing experience confidently. Get ready to climb, learn, and have fun!


Class Itinerary



Meet at our climbing location.


Get your equipment & safety briefing.


Hike to our climbing cliff.


Instruction and climbing!


Pack up and hike to parking lot.


This class is ideal for families, travelers, and friends of all skill levels, focusing on maximizing real rock climbing time. Alongside learning and adventure, we ensure you get fantastic photos to capture your memorable experiences.

No, the class is designed for both complete beginners and experienced climbers.

Yes, all necessary climbing equipment including shoes, harnesses, and helmets is provided. Participants are welcome to bring their own gear if they prefer.

The class is led by professional guides with expertise in mountain guiding and rock climbing. These certified guides ensure a safe and educational experience.

The class focuses on real rock climbing in outdoor settings near Denver. It’s suitable for all ages and skill levels and includes instruction on climbing techniques and safety.

Yes, photographs of the climbing experience are included, providing lasting memories of the adventure.

You will be given the option of a refund or reschedule. We typically make a weather call the night before.

You have until three days before your trip to cancel for a full refund or reschedule. No refunds or reschedules will be granted within the three day window.

No. You are expected to arrange your own.  All locations can be accessed by personal vehicle or ride share.

Approximately 3 hours are open for climbing. Most participants accomplish between 3 and 5 climbs while also belaying for others in-between. 

Embark on an exciting journey into the world of rock climbing with our ‘Intro to Climbing’ class, specifically designed for beginners and set against the stunning backdrop of Denver’s famous rocky landscapes. This class is a perfect addition to your list of ‘things to do’ in Denver, especially if you’re keen on embracing new adventures.

Key Features of the Class:

  • Comprehensive Introduction: Dive into the fundamentals of rock climbing, covering essential techniques, equipment use, and safety protocols. Ideal for those new to the sport.
  • Hands-On Experience: Get ready to climb from the get-go. Our approach focuses on practical learning, ensuring you spend ample time on the rocks, using your skills.
  • Expert Guidance: Learn from the best. Our professional instructors are not only skilled climbers but also passionate teachers. They provide personalized attention, ensuring you learn in a safe, supportive environment.
  • Maximized Climbing Time: The class emphasizes actual climbing experience. You’ll spend most of your time on the rock face, applying techniques as you learn.
  • Scenic Denver Locations: Experience rock climbing in some of Denver’s most picturesque outdoor locations, perfect for beginners to practice and enjoy the sport.
  • Friendly Atmosphere: Join a group of like-minded beginners. Our class offers a friendly, encouraging setting for you to learn, share experiences, and make new friends.
  • Equipment Provided: No need to worry about gear. We provide all the necessary climbing equipment, ensuring you have a hassle-free, enjoyable experience.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Basic climbing techniques and movements
  • How to use climbing equipment safely
  • Belaying fundamentals and communication signals
  • Climbing route reading and problem-solving
  • Safety checks and risk management

Who Should Join?

This class is ideal for anyone looking to start their rock climbing journey. Whether you’re a local or a visitor searching for exciting ‘things to do in Denver’, our ‘Intro to Climbing’ class offers a unique and exhilarating experience in beginner rock climbing.

Get ready to challenge yourself, enjoy breathtaking views, and fall in love with the world of rock climbing in Denver. Sign up today and take your first step on an incredible climbing adventure!

No. We can accommodate any size group.