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Gym to Crag

Ever wanted to climb outdoors, but were unsure how or where to start? Let our colleagues at the Charleston County Parks show you the way!

The idea behind this 4-week course is to prepare you to go climbing in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains of North Carolina.  Upon completion of this short series you will be more than prepared to participate in the October rock climbing trip that follows.

Gym to Crag -- Learn to Climb
Event Dates and Times Thursdays, September 7, 14, 21, and 28.  4:30-7:30 p.m.
Event location James Island County Park
Transportation Bus leaves the Stern Center at 4:30 p.m. and will return you there around 7:30 p.m.
Fee $16. Transportation is included.
Registration and payment Make your payment online in the CRS Marketplace. For more information, call the CRS office at 953-8257.
Experience No previous experience is required or expected.
Max enrollment 12 persons.

These are some of the skills you will learn:
 - Climbing movements
 - Belaying a climber in a top rope system
 - Approved belayer/climber commands
 - Basic principles of climbing technical systems
 - Rappeling technique
 - Crag safety and risk management
 - Leave No Trace ethics

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