Frequently Asked Questions

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Is the equipment included?

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All guided climbing and instructional courses include the necessary climbing equipment including harness, climbing shoes, chalk, helmet. We also provide all the necessary rigging and technical equipment including ropes, rigging, racks, carabiners, etc.

Can I bring my own equipment? What should I bring with me?

You're welcome to bring your personal climbing shoes, harness, helmet and belay device as long as the equipment is manufactured specifically for use in climbing and mountaineering, is in good condition and within the manufacturer recommended lifespan.

Rock Climbing Packing List
(coming soon)

Ice Climbing / Mountaineering Packing List
(coming soon)

What's the deal with tipping?

Tips are never expected, but always appreciated. Tip only if you have a great time or learn something new. 

A no-cost way to show your appreciation is to leave us a good review on our Facebook and Google + pages.

What if the weather is bad?

Book with confidence knowing that we provide no-charge rescheduling and refunds for guide-cancelled trips due to inclement weather.

Can I check availability and book online?

Absolutely! We try to make booking very easy. You're welcome to call us at (203) 675-5510 or book online (link below).

Once booked, you'll receive a confirmation, receipt and more information about your trip including where to meet your guide and what to bring with you.

How can I pay my balance at the crag?

We're happy to accept cash, check or any major credit card through secure smartphone payments with Square.