Climbing School

Belay Only Class

For adults interested in learning to belay but not interested in climbing. Learn the fundamentals of rope handling skills and the concepts of climbing so you can coach and encourage your climbers. Check this out if:

  • Your partner climbs, but you don't and you want to pinch hit as a belayer
  • Your kids have experienced Supervised Climbs or our Parties and are clamoring for more
  • You want your baby sitter to be able to bring your kids climbing


  • 1 hour belay lesson for 1 Adult
  • harness, 3 carabiners and belay device
  • belay-only pass for the rest of the day
  • belay skills test on next visit
  • peak day pass for up to two junior climbers
  • harness and shoes for both climbers
reservations in advance, waiver signed by the parent of any climber under age 18
Student/Instructor Ratio:
4 to 1
Class Length:
1 hour
Class Fee:

Cancellation policy: If a class reservation is made and the student does not show up for class, Go Vertical will charge the fee of the reserved class. If a class reservation is canceled or date or time of class is changed with less than 48 hours notice before the start of the class, Go Vertical will charge 1/2 of the fee of the reserved class.