A two day course that teaches basic outdoor climbing technique on the first day and anchoring techniques on the second day.
April 13th & 14th
$150 for both days
A 3 day course that gives you the skills to lead outdoors on sport bolts. Day 1 teaches clipping techniques and has you complete an indoor lead climb. Day 2 teaches how to set sport anchors, clean the climb, and rappel down. Day 3 is a trip to Rumney, NH to put it all to practice.
April 12th, 19th, and 27th
$50 for day 1 only
$200 for all 3 days
A 4 day course that teaches the skills neccesary to begin traditional, or "trad", climbing. Day 1 begins with talk of the gear involved and proper placement of that gear. Day 2 covers building anchors using gear and natural features. Day 3 has climbers practice by "mock" leading climbs. Day 4 is the culmination with students each leading a full climb on their own. Students enrolled in this course will also have the oppurtunity to purchase their own trad-rack through the gym at a steeply discounted rate. The rack is neccesary to further your lead climbing career.
May 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th
$450 for all 4 clinic days
$545 for the rack (A $750 value at retail)
A Word About the Dangers of Adventure Activities:
All adventure related activities involve risk. We take every step possible to minimize those risks. Our instructors are highly trained professionals, certified in Wilderness First Aid and technical skills. Even so, accidents that result in injury or death are possible. Please be informed of these risks by reading our Liability Waiver. Even if you don't go with us, please seek qualified instruction.
Vermont Adventure Tours Deposit Policy
A 50% deposit secures your space in a course. We reserve the right to change or cancel the course at any time. If the course is canceled by VAT, participants will receive a refund of their deposit. No other fees will be paid to cover expenses of participants. Participants will receive a full refund of their deposit if they cancel with at least 7 days notice given to VAT.
No refunds will be given within 7 days of the course for any other reason.