If you have never tried rock climbing before, have never climbed outdoors, or want a review, then this is the perfect day for you. Our Intro to Rock Climbing Course takes place in a beautiful location with a fun and casual introduction to the sport.  We will cover techniques, belaying, rappelling, gear, with a focus on lots of climbing.

OVERVIEW: Our professional climbing guides teach the foundational skills necessary for outdoor climbing and coach on belaying and climbing outdoors.

  • Learn basic climbing knots
  • Learn to confidently belay in an outdoor setting
  • Climbing and belay skill coaching
  • Efficient climbing technique, footwork, etc.
  • Learn how the entire climbing system all plays together

PREREQUISITES: No experience required

RATIO: Max 6:1


  • Professional climbing guide
  • Personal climbing gear (rock climbing shoes, harness, helmet)
  • Group gear: ropes, carabiners, climbing protection, slings, cordelettes, etc.


  • Food, transport, lodging
  • Technical clothing, backpack, etc.
  • Rescue insurance
  • Trip insurance
  • Guide gratuity
  • Unforeseen expenses from circumstances outside of Montana Alpine Guides’ control

What our clients say about us

“We had a great time climbing Gallatin Tower in the Gallatin River Valley. Our group ranged in age from 8 to 43. Our guides, Genevieve and Kyle, were able to find routes to accommodate all of us. They really did a fantastic job.”

“Had the best time climbing with Montana Alpine Guides. Sam is a fantastic guide that I would recommend to anyone visiting Montana and the surrounding areas.”

Course Duration

8 hours  (8am-4pm)

Course Dates

  • July 8, 2023
  • Custom dates available,  private rates apply




  • Max 6:1 ratio