Intro to Outdoor Climbing


4 Hours


All Levels

20 Minutes from Denver

Shuttle Bus Available

About the Course

Go outdoor rock climbing near Denver with your own professional Colorado climbing guide. Join our daily Intro to Outdoor Rock Climbing courses. We have tailored this session for all skill levels and ages. Get climbing on real outdoor cliffs with Denver Climbing Company. After receiving instructions from your climbing guide on the essentials, expect to spend the majority of this four hour session climbing. We will modify the climbing routes to provide any level of challenge you want! These courses run daily on North Table Mountain in Golden, CO. This is only minutes from Denver, Colorado. Directions will be emailed with booking confirmation. Or select our complimentary shuttle bus option. Never climbed before? No problem! We will instruct on all the basics then spend the majority of the time climbing. Learn how to rock climb with us! All required equipment is provided. Have some climbing experience? Great! We will quickly refresh on the basics then challenge you on various climbs. Our climbing area has climbs appropriate for any level. This climbing course is also great for transitioning from a gym to outdoor rock climbing.

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Trip Itinerary

10:00 AM - Meet Your Guide and Gear Up
Meet your guides at our climbing location, only minutes from Denver, Colorado. We will supply all the required equipment including climbing shoes, harnesses, and helmets. Need a ride? Select our complimentary shuttle bus option at checkout.
10:30 AM - Hike to Our Cliff
Expect amazing views as we hike to our climbing cliff on top of North Table Mountain. This hill top mesa overlooks downtown Denver and the Colorado mountains.
11:00 AM - The Basics
Learn how to belay, tie in, and check for safety. We instruct on all the basic required to top-rope rock climbing. Your Colorado climbing guide uses hands on instruction to get you climbing quick.
11:30 AM - Climb
Start climbing! The remainder of our time will be spent ascending rock cliffs using your new skills. We will have climbs for all skill level. This is the best way to experience the Colorado mountains. This is real outdoor rock climbing.
2:00 PM - Depart
Hike back to the parking lot. Thanks for coming out! Anyone who selected our shuttle bus option will be dropped off at their original location. Select our complimentary shuttle bus running from the Denver, Colorado area daily.
Common Questions

No. All ages are welcome. We have had climbers as young as 4 and as old as 72.

Full refunds will be provided up to 24 hours before your trip. No refunds with in 24 hours of your trip. Reschedules are always complimentary.

If the weather is poor, your guide will make a judgment on cancelling. If the trip is cancelled, you will receive a full refund or rescheduling option.

Yes. We will refresh on the basics then spend the majority of the time climbing. We will set up appropriate difficulty of climbs for you. Great for transitioning from gyms to outdoor rock climbing.


Highly recommend if you’re interested in getting outside your comfort zone. Dan, our guide, was incredibly knowledgeable, safety oriented and supportive. Just when you think you can not find the next move, he coaches you through the toughest part and bam! You make it!
Outdoor Rock Climbing Course
September 2018
I booked the intro to rock climbing class for two for my boyfriend's birthday- we had a blast! I may have had even more fun than he did! Couldn't ask for a better guide- Dan was knowledgeable and fun. Location was great and the 4 hour session was challenging and exhilarating.
completing the climb
Maggie W.
August 2018
Dan was a great guide! It was my first attempt to rock climb, and I had a great time! Definitely would recommend.
Rappelling in Golden Colorado
Nikki M.
July 2018
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