Indoor Workshops


Female student climbing the rock wall

$5 Workshops

Intro to Lead Climbing
Learn to lead climb at the Bronco Peak.  You will learn how to efficiently clip quick-draws, avoid clipping mistakes, lead belay, how to fall, and about fall forces. Seasoned top rope climbers that would like to take their climbing experience to the next level by climbing routes from the ground up, utilizing protection along the way to ensure safety.
Location: Bronco Peak
Date: 9/4, 9/26, 10/18, 11/5
Time: 7-9pm
Price: $5 for BRIC members $25 Non-members
Prerequisite: None
Register at the Member Services desk at the BRIC or online via recportal.cpp.edu 1 hour prior to program start time


Cleaning Sport Routes
This class is the next tier up from the Intro to Lead climbing workshop. Participants will review the basics of lead climbing, and additionally, they will learn how to clean a lead route as a second and transition from climbing to an anchor to setting up a rappel.
Location: Bronco Peak
Date: 10/9
Time: 7-9pm
Price: $5 for BRIC members $25 Non-members
Prerequisite: None
Register at the Member Services desk at the BRIC or online via recportal.cpp.edu 1 hour prior to program start time


Intro to Technique and Movement
Climbing movement is a multi-faceted skill.  This workshop is a first step for new climbers who want to put intention to physical movement.  We will focus on balance, shifting weight, keeping long arms, techniques for keeping hips close to the wall, basic footwork, basic hand positions, and some of the jargon associated with climbing holds.
Location: Bronco Peak
Date: 9/12, 10/1
Time: 7-9pm
Price: $5 for BRIC members $25 Non-members
Prerequisite: None
Register at the Member Services desk at the BRIC or online via recportal.cpp.edu 1 hour prior to program start time


Advanced Technique and Movement
This workshop is for more advanced climbers who want to put intention to physical movement. We will focus on balance, shifting weight, keeping long arms, techniques for keeping hips close to the wall, advanced footwork, complex hand positions, resting on the wall, and how to hit those crux moves.
Location: Bronco Peak
Date: 9/25
Time: 7-9pm
Price: $5 for BRIC members $25 Non-members
Prerequisite: None
Register at the Member Services desk at the BRIC or online via recportal.cpp.edu 1 hour prior to program start time


Anchor Building Fundamentals
We will explore questions like “how strong should your anchor be, how do you assess the component parts, and how much built up redundancy do you need to feel secure with your set up?” The workshop focuses heavily on knot tying and the acronym NERDS to assess common climbing anchors.
Location: Bronco Peak
Date: 9/13, 10/24
Time: 7-9pm
Price: $5 for BRIC members $25 Non-members
Prerequisite: None
Register at the Member Services desk at the BRIC or online via recportal.cpp.edu 1 hour prior to program start time


Trad Anchors
This class is for seasoned indoor climbers who are interested in taking their experience to the next level. We will explore outdoor climbing anchors utilizing traditional climbing equipment and rigging suitable for securing top rope routes and protection placed for lead climbing.
Location: Bronco Peak
Date: 10/16, 11/19
Time: 7-9pm
Price: $5 for BRIC members $25 Non-members
Prerequisite: None
Register at the Member Services desk at the BRIC or online via recportal.cpp.edu 1 hour prior to program start time


Intro to Rappelling
This rappelling workshop will cover the ground school of how to set up your rappel and gradually prepare you for a rappel experience in which participants will rappel with a belay back up. Trust us, it’s not as scary as it sounds. Depending on your comfort level, you will learn how to extend and back up your own rappels with a friction hitch emulating the most current practice in the guiding community for outdoor multi-pitch rappelling. Users who are interested in learning how to rappel safely in indoor and outdoor environments.
Location: Bronco Peak
Date: 10/2, 11/28
Time: 7-9pm
Price: $5 for BRIC members $25 Non-members
Prerequisite: None
Register at the Member Services desk at the BRIC or online via recportal.cpp.edu 1 hour prior to program start time


Climbing Gear Maintinance
This workshop will explore gear maintenance specific to rock climbing equipment. Topics covered include shelf life of items, gear inspection, and gear washing techniques.
Location: Bronco Peak
Date: 9/11
Time: 7-9pm
Price: $5 for BRIC members $25 Non-members
Prerequisite: None
Register at the Member Services desk at the BRIC or online via recportal.cpp.edu 1 hour prior to program start time


Camping Gear Maintinance
This workshops will explore gear maintinance specific to camping equipment. Topics covered include shelf life of items, gear inspection, gear repair, and gear washing techniques.
Location: Bronco Peak
Date: 9/17
Time: 7-9pm
Price: $5 for BRIC members $25 Non-members
Prerequisite: None
Register at the Member Services desk at the BRIC or online via recportal.cpp.edu 1 hour prior to program start time


Intro to Trail Running
Trail Running 101 is a work designed to introduce new users to the exciting sport of trail running. A variety of topics will be covered including sport specific footwear and equipment, planning for trail runs, warm ups and post stretching, diet, and guided runs on campus.
Location: Poolside Lounge
Date: 9/19, 9/27
Time: 7-9pm
Price: $5 for BRIC members $25 Non-members
Prerequisite: None
Register at the Member Services desk at the BRIC or online via recportal.cpp.edu 1 hour prior to program start time


Hang Board & Campus Board
Come join Adventures and learn how to reach the next level of climbing through the hang board and campus board workshops. We will explore how to train for your goals in climbing while also incorporating injury prevention.
Location: Bronco Peak
Date: 9/18, 11/7
Time: 7-9pm
Price: $5 for BRIC members $25 Non-members
Prerequisite: None
Register at the Member Services desk at the BRIC or online via recportal.cpp.edu 1 hour prior to program start time


Backpacking
This workshop will explore multiple aspect of Backpacking. Learn all about gear, food/water, how to planning a trip, use a map and compass, and where to go in order to “get away from it all” safely and with minimal environmental impact.
Location: BRIC Poolside Lounge
Date: 10/03, 10/10, 10/17
Time: 7-9pm
Price: $5 for BRIC members $25 Non-members
Prerequisite: None
Register at the Member Services desk at the BRIC or online via recportal.cpp.edu 1 hour prior to program start time


Spotting for Outdoor Bouldering
This workshop will focus on the fundamentals of spotting, advanced spotting techniques on technical terrain, and additional information as it relates to outdoor spotting and bouldering.
Location: Bronco Peak
Date: 10/25
Time: 7-9pm
Price: $5 for BRIC members $25 Non-members
Prerequisite: None
Register at the Member Services desk at the BRIC or online via recportal.cpp.edu 1 hour prior to program start time


Climbing Rescue: Assisting from Below
Join an Adventures Instructor and learn partner assistance/resuce techniques during this hands on workshop.
Location: Bronco Peak
Date: 10/23
Time: 7-9pm
Price: $5 for BRIC members $25 Non-members
Prerequisite: None
Register at the Member Services desk at the BRIC or online via recportal.cpp.edu 1 hour prior to program start time


Climbing Rescue: Assisting from Above
Join an Adventures Instructor and learn partner assistance/resuce techniques during this hands on workshop.
Location: Bronco Peak
Date: 11/20
Time: 7-9pm
Price: $5 for BRIC members $25 Non-members
Prerequisite: None
Register at the Member Services desk at the BRIC or online via recportal.cpp.edu 1 hour prior to program start time


Top Rope Anchors
A Workshop focusing on how to determine if a top rope anchor is solid and safe to use for climbing. This class is for seasoned indoor climbers who are interested in taking their experience to the next level. We will explore outdoor climbing anchors and rigging suitable for securing top rope routes.
Location: Bronco Peak
Date: 11/15
Time: 7-9pm
Price: $5 for BRIC members $25 Non-members
Prerequisite: None
Register at the Member Services desk at the BRIC or online via recportal.cpp.edu 1 hour prior to program start time

Please email adventures@cpp.edu if you have any questions.