Big Wall Climbing
Aid climbing the Glass Menagerie on Looking Glass Rock is definitely not for the faint of heart, but guarantees adventure. This is a two day climb that will involve spending the night on the rock. You’ll experience wild exposure, challenging pitches and a memory that will last a life time.
Looking Glass Rock is home to some fantastic aid routes that ascend the North side. The classic route is the Glass Menagerie, which features a variety of climbing including challenging aid pitches, roofs and free climbing on the upper pitches. Experience the thrill of climbing up a huge roof hundreds of feet off the ground. To make the ascent you’ll sleep on a portaledge enjoying the best views around.
This bigwall climb is the perfect complement to the aid climbing training. If you want to experience the thrill and audacity of climbing a big wall, but are unsure of your ability you can combine the one day aid climbing training with this two day climb. You will receive a $40 discount on the training day.
All group climbing equipment and food is provided for this overnight adventure. You will need to bring a list of equipment (PDF of gear).
- All climbing gear included (except personal equipment on list)
- Food rations for the days
- Duration: 2 days
- Cost: $720 for one, $920 for two
- When: prearranged dates and weather dependent (call to discuss scheduling dates)
- Maximum of two people
- Must have had prior climbing experience
- Able to remove climbing protection
- You know how to:
- Use basic equipment
- Tie Knots: figure 8 and clove
- Ascend a fixed rope