Ascend Arizona Rock Climbing Adventures
Welcome to Ascend Arizona Rock Climbing Adventures in Phoenix, Arizona. Are you ready to go rock climbing with a "real bunch of pros" as described by Fox News Anchor Troy Hayden? If so, then Ascend Arizona has a rock climbing package for you!
Why Choose Ascend Arizona?
We know you have many choices out there, so what makes Ascend Arizona the best? Here are some highlights:
Central Location: No long drives here, our private property site is in central Phoenix Arizona at the base of beautiful South Mountain.
Travel Time: The average travel time from most resorts is only 25 minutes!
Selection: Our site has over 15 different top rope rock climbs to try.
Variety: We have the most diverse climbing cliff in all of Phoenix with slab, face, overhangs, boulders, cracks, dihedrals and our 100 foot tall chiminey!
Amenities: Most climbing locations don't have amenities to make your rock climbing adventure comfortable. We have bathrooms with flush toilets, drinking fountains, paved parking, sitting areas for lunch, cell service and indoor facilities to cool down or warm up.
Access: Our rock climbing cliff is a short 5 minute walk from our private parking lot. This makes it easy for kids and guests to come and participate or watch.
Staff: Made up of seasoned rock climbing instructors, our staff are personable, friendly and dedicated to helping you achieve the best possible rock climbing experience!
Equipment: We provide ropes, helmets, climbing shoes, hardware, chalk and harnesses--everything you need for a great day of rock climbing!
Ascend Rock Climbing Packages
Ascend Half Day: Perfect for beginning or intermediate rock climbers. Enjoy 3hr hours of top rope climbing and instruction at our private Phoenix location. Price includes professional staff, all equipment, beautiful views of the valley and plenty of rock climbs to choose from. Price is $135 per person. Groups of 4 take 20% off!
Ascend Full Day: Another perfect option for binning or intermediate rock climbers. Enjoy 6hrs of tope rope climbing and instruction at our private Phoenix location. Price includes professional staff, all equipment, beautiful views of the valley and plenty of rock climbs to choose from. Price is $205 per person. Groups of 4 take 20% off!
Ascend Rock Climbing Classes
Ascend Sport Climbing Lead Class: Learn how to lead climb and set up top ropes. Expert instruction and hands on learning make this a great class from moving from top rope climbing to leading sport climbing. Price is $205 per person. Call for group rates and class dates.
Ascend Traditional Climbing and Anchors Class: Learn how to traditional climb and build anchors. Expert instruction and hands on learning make this a great class from moving from sport climbing to traditional climbing. Price is $205 per person. Call for group rates and class dates.
Ascend Big Wall Class: Ascend Arizona is fortunate enough to have one of the premier big wall climbers of the past few decades to teach this class. Spend two days learning the basics of bill wall climbing, aid climbing, hauling and ascending ropes. All equipment provided. Please call us for pricing, schedule and more details.
Ascend Rock Climbing Trips
Join Ascend Arizona for a three day two night trip to Joshua Tree National Park for an exciting time of rock climbing, camping, Dutch oven meals and enjoying the beauty of Joshua Tree National Park. Under special use permit. Call our office for details and dates.
Ryan's Rock N' Yoga Package
This package blends two great activities: Kundalini (beginner/intermediate) Yoga and top-rope Rock Climbing. Arrive at our private facility in Phoenix, enjoy an hour of Yoga in our open air activity ramada with great views of the valley. Take in the views of the valley and surrounding sonoran landscape while practicing your Yoga and breathing techniques. Next, spend the next two hours enjoying top rope rock climbing with expert instruction from the Rappel Arizona staff. In addition, learn Yoga techniques that can improve your rock climbing skills and enhance your rock climbing experience. The 3hr package ends with an optional 15 minute Yoga deep breathing activity set. Experience this package today
Indoor Climbing Wall Instructor Certification
The ARS Climbing Wall Instructor Course provides instructors and potential instructors with an in depth and standardized understanding of the skills essential to teaching climbing in an indoor setting. It is the first step in a sequential approach to professional climbing instructor development. The course reinforces the importance of teaching technically accurate information and debunks many common climbing myths. The course emphasizes the presentation of sound fundamental skills to climbing gym participants, the formation of risk assessment, risk management skills; and basic problem solving skills such as belay transitions and on wall coaching and assist techniques. Participants will be assessed on both their core knowledge and their ability to effectively teach and coach related skills. Please email us for more information.
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