Outdoor Rock Climbing
This rock climbing excursion is perfect for beginners that want to learn the basics of rock climbing, and climb outside of a gym setting. This trip gives you the opportunity to climb on real rocks, with two experienced guides and belayers. This class will be top rope only, no lead or sport climbing. The route(s) will be “beginner to intermediate” level routes.
You will meet at our store, 3 Main St., Ridgway, PA, and we will check you in, and have you sign a liability waiver. After we gather all of our gear, we will load everyone into a CSO van, and drive to our climbing destination, about 35 minutes away. We will depart the store at 9:00 am. After climbing a few hours, we will stop for a lunch break. You can bring your own lunch and small cooler, or we can provide lunch for you for an additional $10.00. After lunch, we will climb for another hour, then return to the store. We should be back to the store by about 3:00 pm.
Climbing is dangerous in nature. All participants should check with a medical professional to ensure that it is OK for them to participate.
Everyone participating should wear comfortable clothes, but they should not be too loose fitting that they hang down and catch on rocks, etc. Please do not wear jeans, as they are too restrictive. Shoes should be as sturdy as possible. Rock climbing shoes if you have them, otherwise, a running / approach shoe. Your fee will include all climbing gear needed, except clothes and shoes. Climbing gear includes helmet, harness, and carabiners.
Payment & cancellation policy: We apologize for any inconvenience, however, we must have a minimum of 4 people booked in order to proceed with the trip. All trips must be paid in full upon booking. Trips may be cancelled by Country Squirrel Outfitters if there is rain or thunderstorms expected. If Country Squirrel Outfitters cancels the trip, you will receive a full refund. If you decide to cancel your trip, in order to receive a full refund, trip must be cancelled at least 7 days in advance. If cancelled within 2 days of booking, you will receive a partial refund (50%). Cancellations made less than 2 days in advance will not be eligible for any refund. Please call the store at 814-776-6285 for cancellation.