Some people are born to run; some are born to scramble up and down walls and ceilings like a tokay gecko. Unleash your inner lizard with this Groupon.
Choose from Three Options
- $64 for a Rock Climbing 101 class (a $128.62 value)
- $38 for an introductory backpacking class (a $77.17 value)
- $39 for an introductory mountaineering class (an $82.32 value)
During the Rock Climbing 101 class, students learn climbing fundamentals that include basic knot-tying, belaying technique, and climbing movement. Using provided gear, each participant climbs up to six routes by the end of the day. Classes take place outdoors at various locations, including Mt. Erie and Smith Rocks, OR; view the schedule here.
The eight-hour backpacking class prepares participants for overnight or multi-day excursions, discussing emergency procedures, meal planning, suggested hiking routes, and ethical awareness in the safety of a classroom. View the schedule here.
The intro to mountaineering covers the skills necessary to embark on an overnight or multi-peak ascent: navigation, meal preparation, climbing styles, glacier rigging, and basic emergency response. View the schedule here.
Together, the KAF Adventures guides are dedicated to helping others experience the thrills of climbing, mountaineering, ice climbing, and other outdoor escapades. Whether they're teaching beginners to rock climb during group lessons, imparting lifelong skills as private mountaineering guides, or leading international climbing trips, the guides help their students learn new skills and appreciate their surrounding environment. Yoga and backpacking hikes introduce hikers to wilderness vistas as they learn to channel their own breathing, and backcountry skiing and boarding guidance readies students to hit the slopes or speed through snowy department-store displays.