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start climbing multi-pitch routes with confidence

There is nothing more amazing than the feeling of moving upwards over stone all day long. Experience the exposures and gain the freedom to climb multi-pitch routes all over the world with a custom On the Rocks trad or sport multi-pitch course. This course is 1-2 days in length depending on clients experience and skill level.

What will I learn?

Concepts, challenges & techniques of multi-pitch climbing

How to build a multi-pitch belay

Top managed belays and lowers

How to manage rope while belaying the follower of the lead

Gear transition at belay stations 

Rappelling and multi-pitch rappel transitions

Essential communication skills

How to pack and prepare for multi-pitch climbs

Self-rescue scenarios (optional day 2)

Rock Respect Climber's Code



If you have a solid set of climbing skills on single pitches and you are ready to build on your craft and take it to multi-pitch locales, this is the course for you. ​

  • Outdoor lead climbing experience

  • Anchor building knowledge

  • Ability to comfortably lead 5.8 outdoors

  • For Trad Multi-pitch, climbers should be confident on moderate single-pitch trad climbs

  • Contact us with any questions!

What's Included?
  • 1-2 day course (depending on skill level)

  • Taught by a certified climbing guide

  • Technical equipment / materials

  • 2:1 Maximum guide to participant ratio

      (3:1 for 2-day open course)

  • Price Includes Tax

Book a course

Choose a climbing adventure. Courses can be rescheduled, changed or refunded (minus deposit) until 14 days before booked date.

Book a date for your course. Don't see what you're looking for? Email us to ask about availability!

Your course is booked! Time to start getting stoked! Don't forget to pay the course fees by 14 days before the course.

Pay Remaining course fees



Per Person                     $650

Upcoming Courses:

May 18-19, 2024 at Rattlesnake Point (Sport)

June 3-4, 2024 at Kingston Mills (Trad)

August 8-9, 2024 at Rattlesnake Point (Trad)


Private Courses               

1 Person                           $650/day

2 People                           $750/day

* HST included in prices 

*Additional Fees for Courses at Rattlesnake Point



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