Introduction to Rock-Climbing Class for One or Two at Thrifty Adventures (Up to 59% Off)


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In a Nutshell

Novice climbers learn to tie knots and climb using basic techniques in outdoor classes that include all equipment

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Expires Jul 10th, 2013. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. 24hr cancellation notice required. Must be 18 or older or accompanied by a guardian. Must sign waiver. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Mankind's underdeveloped climbing skills and inability to digest tin cans are two ways in which evolution left humans inferior to goats. It's mind over Matterhorn with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $45 for an introduction to rock-climbing class for one (a $95 value)
  • $70 for an introduction to rock-climbing class for two (a $170 value)

Held at Crowders Mountain State Park, the six- to seven-hour classes focus on basic knots and climbing techniques, safety practices, and vocabulary key to clear communication between climbers and their belayers. Participants need no previous climbing experience, and all necessary equipment is included. Call or visit the website to inquire about dates and schedules.

Thrifty Adventures

When rock-climbing couple Christy and Scott Thrift got engaged, Christy was dangling off the side of Stone Mountain. The same adventurous spirit that elevated their engagement informs their married life, which they spend running their wilderness guiding service, Thrifty Adventures. While some of the duo’s trips require previous outdoor experience, most welcome all participants, and range from ice climbing adventures to rock climbing and backpacking trips. Along the way, Scott and Christy teach safety basics, climbing techniques, and strategies for preserving natural surroundings, such as refraining from nibbling on the mountain.

For those who have team spirit and enjoy athletic competition
For those who take care of their overall well-being with exercise, yoga, and balanced nutrition

All Locations

  • Crowders Mountain State Park (335.1 miles)

    4611 Linwood Road

    Gastonia, North Carolina 28052

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