Rock Climbing in Index - Private

A perfect rock-climbing adventure for your team with our AMGA trained rock guides! Whether it's fun single pitch or multi-pitch rock climbing or geared toward learning and improving skills, we're happy to guide the rock-climbing in Index you're looking for! We can cover rock-climbing skills from knots to self-rescue.
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All levels of rock climber will love a day of private rock climbing with a guide!

We can teach skills, climb multipitch routes or out up a slew of top ropes for you and your crew to climb. How you shape the day is up to - our AMGA trained guides will be there to help you dial in your skills or have an amazing day climbing rock in our favorite zones!

  • Objectives - This is a private day geared toward your desires as a climber. We can emphasize improving your technical and movement skills on rock or we can put the rope up on some classic rock climbs and focus on fun!

  • Skills Covered Can Include:
    • Knots
    • Traditional Anchors
    • Multipitch Efficiency
    • Rappelling and Lowering
    • Belaying
    • Rock Rescue
    • Ascending Ropes
    • Rock Movement
    • Family Rock Climbing

This program is a private and flexible program based on the objectives of you and your team. We’ll build the itinerary based on what you’re looking for and we’ll pick a start time based on your schedule and current weather. Below is an example itinerary:

  • 8:00am - Meet your Guide & Review the Plan for the Day. - Your guide will discuss the weather, climbing skills you’ll cover and the route options for your objectives. After a quick gear check, the team will approach the climb and begin.

  • 8:30am - Begin Skills & Climbing - We will pick and change venues based on the objectives for the day and which zones offer the best climbing and settings for skills.

  • 12:00pm - Lunch Break

  • 4:00pm - Course Ends - We will circle back to the original objectives for the day and make sure that we answer any remaining questions. We’ll close with a recap on what we learned and what’s next for you and your team.

Here are the skills and fitness you'll need for your course:

  • This is a program for most levels - Index is some of the most fantastic granite on the planet and it will certainly challenge every level of climber. Options for climbs on the 5.8 and below are somewhat limited, so reach out and let us know what level of crack climber you are. We're happy to work on skills and crack climbing progression with you!

  • Basic Fitness - Able to spend an active day outside, climbing

  • Rock Climbing Gear - Come prepared with your own gear or rent from us
Shop Recommended Gear OR Visit our Rentals Page

Here's what's included with your course:

  • Experienced AMGA Trained Guide
  • Ropes and Gear for training
  • Group Safety Gear - your guide will be equipped with a first aid kit
  • Wag bags for human waste disposal - in with compliance 'Leave No Trace' principles
Not Included
  • Climbing Harness
  • Climbing Shoes
  • Climbing Helmet
  • Guide Gratuities

The gear list for your program depends on your level of skill, experience, and your goals for the day(s).

For most programs, the Single Pitch Rock Climbing Gear Guide is perfectly suitable.

If you have the skill, experience and interest in doing multi pitch climbing on your program then please refer to the Multi Pitch Rock Climbing Gear Guide and make sure your have the appropriate gear for your day(s) of climbing.


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SKILL LEVELIntermediate Advanced
ELEVATION600-2,000'
LocationIndex, WA

Price/Person $550.00
Private Programs
Duration: 1 Day
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Private Programs

Blackbird Mountain Guides offers both scheduled group programs and private programs.

Private programs are simply above and beyond what Blackbird Mountain Guides currently has scheduled. Scheduled courses are not always less expensive. Before booking a trip with Blackbird Mountain Guides, clients are encouraged to review the differences between these types of programs, and to decide what works best for them.

SCHEDULED PROGRAMS

Scheduled Programs have fixed dates, itineraries, objectives, curriculum, and costs. They typically appeal to solo individuals or small groups or who are looking to share the cost of their program with a larger group. Correspondingly, scheduled programs are less expensive for smaller groups (1-2), and they provide the opportunity to meet others with similar interests. If you have a large group (3+), Scheduled programs will often be more expensive. They can fill up quickly, and scheduling flexibility is obviously limited.

Scheduled programs will have advertised dates. All scheduled programs can be run as private programs with private dates/rates as well.

PRIVATE PROGRAMS

Private programs have scheduling freedom. They typically appeal to those who would like some flexibility in planning their own trip or course. In this regard, Itineraries and objectives can be tailored to suit current conditions as well as client goals. Private programs are normally less expensive for larger groups (3+). If you have a small group (1-2) private programs will be more expensive.

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This program is a private and flexible program based on the objectives of you and your team.  We’ll build the itinerary based on what you’re looking for and we’ll pick a start time based on your schedule and current weather.  Below is an example itinerary: 

8:00 am  Meet your guide and review the plan for the day. Your guide will discuss the weather, climbing skills you’ll cover and the route options for your objectives.  After a quick gear check, the team will approach the climb and begin.

8:30 am  Begin skills and climbing.  We will pick and change venues based on the objectives for the day and which zones offer the best climbing and settings for skills.

12:00 pm Lunch Break. 

4:00 pm  We will circle back to the original objectives for the day and make sure that we answer any remaining questions.  We’ll close with a recap on what we learned and what’s next for you and your team.

All levels of rock climber will love a day of private rock climbing with a guide!

We can teach skills, climb multipitch routes or out up a slew of top ropes for you and your crew to climb. How you shape the day is up to - our AMGA trained guides will be there to help you dial in your skills or have an amazing day climbing rock in our favorite zones!

  • Objectives - This is a private day geared toward your desires as a climber. We can emphasize improving your technical and movement skills on rock or we can put the rope up on some classic rock climbs and focus on fun!

  • Skills Covered Can Include:
    • Knots
    • Traditional Anchors
    • Multipitch Efficiency
    • Rappelling and Lowering
    • Belaying
    • Rock Rescue
    • Ascending Ropes
    • Rock Movement
    • Family Rock Climbing

This program is a private and flexible program based on the objectives of you and your team. We’ll build the itinerary based on what you’re looking for and we’ll pick a start time based on your schedule and current weather. Below is an example itinerary:

  • 8:00am - Meet your Guide & Review the Plan for the Day. - Your guide will discuss the weather, climbing skills you’ll cover and the route options for your objectives. After a quick gear check, the team will approach the climb and begin.

  • 8:30am - Begin Skills & Climbing - We will pick and change venues based on the objectives for the day and which zones offer the best climbing and settings for skills.

  • 12:00pm - Lunch Break

  • 4:00pm - Course Ends - We will circle back to the original objectives for the day and make sure that we answer any remaining questions. We’ll close with a recap on what we learned and what’s next for you and your team.

Here are the skills and fitness you'll need for your course:

  • This is a program for most levels - Index is some of the most fantastic granite on the planet and it will certainly challenge every level of climber. Options for climbs on the 5.8 and below are somewhat limited, so reach out and let us know what level of crack climber you are. We're happy to work on skills and crack climbing progression with you!

  • Basic Fitness - Able to spend an active day outside, climbing

  • Rock Climbing Gear - Come prepared with your own gear or rent from us
Shop Recommended Gear OR Visit our Rentals Page

Here's what's included with your course:

  • Experienced AMGA Trained Guide
  • Ropes and Gear for training
  • Group Safety Gear - your guide will be equipped with a first aid kit
  • Wag bags for human waste disposal - in with compliance 'Leave No Trace' principles
Not Included
  • Climbing Harness
  • Climbing Shoes
  • Climbing Helmet
  • Guide Gratuities

The gear list for your program depends on your level of skill, experience, and your goals for the day(s).

For most programs, the Single Pitch Rock Climbing Gear Guide is perfectly suitable.

If you have the skill, experience and interest in doing multi pitch climbing on your program then please refer to the Multi Pitch Rock Climbing Gear Guide and make sure your have the appropriate gear for your day(s) of climbing.

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