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Apr 10, 2016
Hi All!

I am looking to get into climbing but don't really have any friends that are interested. I'm looking for a partner in the Boulder area who is willing to teach me everything and anything about climbing. I have really only climbed in gyms. I went ice climbing for the first time this winter and that is something I also want to get into next winter. Please let me know if anyone is interested!

Erin Lawrence
From Broomfield, CO
Joined Apr 10, 2016
0 points
Apr 10, 2016
A great way to start is by hiring a guide for a day or two. You can also read some books to learn some techniques and terms.

Hiring a guide is pricey, but it's worth it to learn correctly and safely.
From Atascadero, CA
Joined Nov 19, 2009
15 points
Apr 10, 2016
Climbing gyms offer classes as well with their guides. Then, there's Meetup.
From Colorado Springs, Colorado
Joined Jan 1, 2001
1,230 points
Apr 10, 2016

Try this Meetup Boulder Rock Climbing group. They look fairly active inside and out,

Looks like Stich beat me to it.
James Sweeney
Joined Oct 25, 2013
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Apr 10, 2016
Climbing gyms, REI, and guide services all offer group classes in outdoor climbing if hiring your own guide for the day is too much money. Group classes can also be a way to connect with partners. mark felber
From Wheat Ridge, CO
Joined Jul 30, 2005
28 points
Apr 15, 2016
Hey Erin. If you haven't found anyone to show you the ropes by the 25th, I'll be back in town from work and can teach ya. I'm somewhat new to the area and looking for a partner anyway! Michael Hitzel
From Denver, CO
Joined Oct 16, 2014
0 points
Apr 15, 2016
PM sent, I've taught folks at multiple stages of learning to climb, from the basics of tying in and belaying, to learning to lead multipitch ice. I love teaching/coaching. And am always happy to take on a new pupil as it were The Blueprint Part Dank
From FEMA Region VIII
Joined Jun 21, 2013
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