If the Indiana Jones films have taught us anything, it is that in order to have a successful teaching career, one must train one's upper body to be adept at dangling. Channel your inner action hero with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $35 for a two- to three-hour rappelling clinic for one (an $80 value)
- $65 for a two- to three-hour rappelling clinic for two (a $160 value)
Guides trained by the Professional Climbing Guides Institute keep a 6:1 student-teacher ratio as they introduce fledgling climbers to the art of rappelling. For each clinic, students get three turns at rappelling. The instructors provide all necessary equipment, including helmets, harnesses, shoes, and ropes. See the schedule for rappelling clinics.
Northeast Mountain Guiding
Northeast Mountain Guiding's adventures take place everywhere from the lofty peaks of the Himalayas to the canyons of Arizona and the waters of upstate New York. Guided by outdoors experts that are trained by organizations such as the Professional Climbing Guides Institute, students and expedition groups tackle rocky inclines, mountainous trails, and swiftly flowing waters. Whether Northeast Mountain Guiding is organizing an overnight jaunt through the Adirondacks or a daylong introduction to ice climbing, the company ensures that every detail is considered, drawing on the local familiarity that each of its regional offices possesses to prepare for any possibility. In keeping with this meticulous approach, the professionals either provide any necessary gear for the journey or remind adventurers what they should bring, such as sunscreen or a pint-sized sleeping bag for their teddy bear.