Technique Tune Up

Increasing strength is important but its no replacement for good climbing technique.

These hands-on workshops will help the beginner to intermediate climber improve their technical skills, movement and efficiency on the wall by breaking down bad habits and learning some new best practices.

Tech One - Better Movement

Fundamental hand, foot and balance workshop for the beginner to intermediate climber. You'll learn to climb more efficiently with practical, bite-size lessons and technique drills you can practice on your own.

Who is it for

Any climber in the 5.6-5.10 or VFun-V3 range that wants to improve their movement.

Schedule

Session 1: Hand & Footwork
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 | 530-7pm
or
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 | 730-9pm

Session 2: Movement & Body Position
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 | 530-7pm
or
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 | 730-9pm

Tuition

Members $49
Non-Members $69 (includes day pass, equipment)

Tech Two - Steep Terrain & Lead Skills

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Improve your lead game by moving more efficiently in steep terrain. We'll practice falling and strategies for improving your lead-head and close with some gym-to-crag skills including cleaning sport anchors.

Who is it for

Intermediate level climbers that want to improve their lead climbing skills. Must be lead certified at RCF.

Schedule

Session 1: Falling, Better Belaying & Cleaning Sport Anchors
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 | 730-9pm

Session 2: Steep Terrain Movement, Reading Routes, Redpoint Tactics
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 | 730-9pm

Tuition

Members $49
Non-Members $69 (includes day pass, equipment)


About the Instructor

Nate McKenzie

Nate McKenzie is a full time rock and ice climbing guide and owner of Ascent Climbing and Special Projects Manager for RCF. He's currently the President of the local climbing access advocacy group The Ragged Mtn Foundation and an adaptive climbing instructor for Paradox Sports. Nate is certified by the American Mountain Guides Association as an Apprentice Rock Guide, Single Pitch Instructor and course provider for the Climbing Wall Instructor certification.