Climbing School The Climbing School at Pacific Edge is staffed by professional instructors who represent the highest standards in the industry. Pacific Edge carefully selects employees based on their broad range of climbing experience and teaching expertise. The Climbing School offers instruction ranging from basic belay skills to advanced movement and technical climbing skills including: crack climbing, lead climbing, anchor skills, and big-wall climbing for students age 12 and up. The climbing school at Pacific Edge is a first rate technical climbing program. It is far more than just an "indoor program," comprising the most thorough and complete curriculum of any gym in the United States. The core of this program is the leadership of owner/operators Tom Davis and Diane Russell. Their combined climbing experience spans over 45 years, covering 5 continents and every discipline of the vertical world, from sport climbing to high altitude mountaineering.

Pacific Edge is accredited by the Climbing Gym Association of America Climbing Clinics and Classes.

Current list of programs:

Anchors I 2 1/2 hours that could save your life! This very thorough hands-on class is an introduction to placing...

Anchors II If you want to Lead Outdoors, take this class! This very thorough hands-on class covers Anchoring...

Basic Safety The most thorough safety class in the country! Topics covered in this 2-hour course include: - Knots -...

Big Wall Series Three classes designed to prepare you for a few days (and nights) on the rock! If you’ve been leading...

Climbing 101 The Best Introduction to Climbing! Co-ed Class. Six weeks of instruction, 2 hours once a week. Basic...

Leading Tom Davis teaches this excellent two day(weekend) class. Take your first 'whipper' on Pacific Edge's...

Multi-Pitch The ideal progression from the Anchors or Leading Classes. Multi-Pitch leading is the way to tie together...

Next Step This two hour class is an introduction to: - Primary body positions - Footwork - Climbing technique Packed...

Progressive Technique Class Series Can't seem to break through to the next letter grade? Stuck at 5.9, 5.10, or 5.11? This three week...

Self Rescue Don't get caught with your shorts down! Self-rescue is an essential skill for any climber. Take the...

Training Club Level I Train with a motivated group of climbers under the supervision of Tom Davis. Eight sessions focusing...

Training Club Level II For the Training Club veteran who just can't get enough! Eight more sessions of tactics, technique,...

Women's 6 Week Taught by Melinda Reece. This course is similar to Climbing 101 with the exception that it is offered...

Women's Basic Safety The most thorough safety class in the country! Women only! Topics covered in this 2-hour course include: -...