Climbing Classes

Rock Climbing Basics

This class is intended for beginner rock climbers who are looking to gain the knowledge and skills to take their climbing to the next level by learning basic climbing techniques, gym ethics, and terminology to get you started Crux Climbing Center on the right foot!

No experience is required. All ages are welcome!

top rope climbing sport gym belay

Top Rope Belay

Take your climbing to new heights with the Top Rope Belay class taught by certified Climbing Wall Instructors. This class trains new belayers for the responsibility of top rope belay. Climbers will learn proper knots for tying in, safety checks, and top rope belay techniques for climbing at Crux Climbing Center.

No experience is required. Participants must be 16 or older. All climbers under the age of 16 years old can learn how to top rope through a private lesson.

Lead Climbing Class

Lead climbing is an advanced topic and requires focus and practice. Led by instructors with a Climbing Wall Instructor certification from the Climbing Wall Association, climbers who take this class will learn the proper techniques required to pass the lead test at Crux Climbing Center. 

Participants must be Crux top rope belay certified, 18 or older, able to red point 5.10 on top rope, and at least 1 month since taking our top rope course.

Gym to Crag Lead Climbing

Crux Climbing Center has partnered with Texas Climbing Adventures to offer our Gym to Crag Lead Climbing series that helps climbers transition to the outdoors.

Participants must be 18 or older. Participants must be top rope certified at Crux, and is recommended to be able to climb 5.9+, as well as have a month of experience with top roping.

Intro to Anchor Building & Cleaning

Crux offers an anchor building class to prepare you for outdoor, single-pitch sport climbing. This class is taught by our single pitch instructors through the American Mountain Guide Association.

Must be a lead certified climber, and practicing for a minimum of one month. This class is intended for climbers age 18+.

Intro to Multi-Pitch

Looking to take a trip to El Potrero Chico or Red Rocks? Prepare your skillset with this class designed to introduce the systems and workflow to effectively and efficiently climb a multi-pitch route.

Must be a lead certified climber, and practicing for a minimum of one month. This class is intended for climbers age 18+.

BETA Program

Crux’s Adaptive Program – Be Empowered To Ascend [BETA] – is offered to all ages with varying adaptive abilities and will be hosted quarterly to bring climbing to all. Join us on our next climbing session for an adaptive climbing day with trained staff and volunteers.

Private lessons

Private Climbing Lessons

Looking for some 1-on-1 coaching? Book a 1-hour private lesson with one of our instructors. This class is designed personalized programming for beginner to intermediate climbers in the V0-V6, or 5.6-5.12- range.

Cancellation Policy

We realize that sometimes life happens and you may not be able to make your climbing class.

*Cancellations or reschedules that take place the day before the scheduled class date will only be issued a 50% refund.
*Classes that are canceled or rescheduled on the day of the event will not be issued a refund.

 We do not offer refunds for no shows. Please let us know if you have any questions at (512) 931-3911.

2nd Try Policy

We require that all sport climbers be certified before climbing in the Rope Canyon on ropes. You get certified in either Top Rope, Lead Climbing, or Lead Belay. The skills test administered by our staff is free for the first try. If you do not pass, all other attempts will be $9.

Outdoor Guide Services

Looking to climb outdoors? We recommend checking out one of these two guide companies that our trusted staff guide with:

Rock-About Climbing

Texas Climbing Adventures