Basic Rock Class (BRC)


The BOEALPS Basic Rock Class (BRC) is designed to bridge the gap between the Basic and Intermediate Climbing Classes. It introduces students to principles of technical rock and basic alpine climbing, allows them to establish mentorship relationships with more experienced climbers through a 1:1 student-to-instructor ratio, and gives them experience in following a trad lead climber who will lay the groundwork for learning to lead after the class.


The class is designed to leave plenty of time for personal, non-class climbing over the summer. In runs from July to August and include three full weekend outings and one single-day alpine outing. The class size is limited to 10 students. In addition to weekend outings, there will be weekday night lectures on the weeks preceding a weekend outing.


Invitation to Instructors

For those who have the experience and the training to go with it, the BOEALPS Basic Rock Class is a fun class to help instruct. If you are interested in participating in this course as an instructor simply apply!




Course Information


Student Application Information

  • Applications Available: Closed
  • Applications Due: May 8th, 2017
  • Student Announcements: May 22nd, 2017

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