Rock Climbing Certification: PCIA Single Pitch Instructor Course

Apr 26
May 1

SMC is sponsoring a custom PCIA certified (Professional Climbing Instructors Association) Single Pitch Rock Climbing Instructor Course, Thursday April 26th to Monday, April 30th, with an assesment Tuesday May 1st, all in Kernville, CA. All qualified members are encouraged to attend, minimum 4, max 6.

The course will cover all aspects of conducting rock climbing events in both top belay and bottom belay configurations, and includes a focus on safety, anchoring and rope systems, and instruction. This is a certification designed for those who manage groups in a rock climbing setting, work for organizations like ours and recreational climbers who want to know the safest, most effective way to "top rope" with others.


• Full details with this link

• Register with the PCIA instructor Will Friday via email at Include in your email a brief description of your climbing experience, teaching experience and contact info. You will receive a PayPal link to pay for the course. If paying by check, mail the check to PO Box 552 Topanga, CA 90290.

• Cost is $595 per person which includes PCIA membership and campsite in Kernville.

• Your reservation is secured with a $300 deposit on registration. The balance of $295 is due upon program start.

• Exam to achieve certification will follow on Monday, April 30th for qualified candidates, $195.