Challenge. Fun. Thrilling. Break-throughs. Confidence. Trust Crankin’. 

Communication. Views. Community. Granite. Informed. Sensing.

Tribe Chillin’. Passion. Intuitive. Neural Pathways.

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Now in our 13th exciting season; offering personalized instruction within a supportive group setting. New climbers learn fundamentals. Seasoned climbers push their limits and learn advanced techniques. New climbers learn fundamental skills of movement and rope management; while experienced climbers push their limits on hard climbs, explore rock protection, and learn advanced rope systems. Many of our expert, credentialed guides are world class mountaineers with first ascents or world records. The comradery, games and evening storytelling are classic. These are overnight camps; we lodge at the historic Oakland Ski Club on Donner Summit. Enjoy BIG SUMMER DAYS of climbing, swimming in alpine lakes, and shooting the rapids of the “Truckee” on our whitewater rafting rest day.

Ages: 10-18
Max: 20 participants
Session 1: Sunday, 6/23 – Friday, 6/28
Session 2: Last week of July. Exact Date TBD
Cost: $975
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This camp travels. Our road trip to the Eastern Sierra offers high quality sport and traditional climbing, plus some epic bouldering! Small student to guide ratio. Experience required. Enjoy intensive, personalized instruction with three guides and six students. We’ll camp at Rock Creek to climb in the awesome crags this area has to offer: Pine Creek, Mammoth Lakes, Buttermilk Boulders, and Rock Creek to name a few. Evenings are spent enjoying campfires, hot springs, and stargazing. Outdoor climbing and camping experience required. This is a great add-on to Session 2, making for two great weeks of climbing in the Sierra. This trip starts and ends on Donner Summit.

Ages: 13-18
Max: 10 participants
Session 3: First week of Aug. Exact Date TBD
Cost: $1125
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*Advanced level camp, East Side Sierra Happy Boulders, Buttermilks, Rock Creek, Clark Canyon. Session Three is offered in conjunction with Alpine Skills International.


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