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    What to Expect
    You'll start the day by meeting your guide in the parking lot near the Seismic entrance to the Austin Greenbelt. Here you will get suited up with the proper climbing gear such as shoes, harnesses and helmets. Then you will hike a short, beautiful distance to the climbing area and sometimes, when the water is up, the group will cross a small creek.

    Your guide will then kick off the learning part of the day. You'll learn the main safety concerns starting out in climbing, like learning to belay, tie a figure-eight knot and communicate with one another. Once your guide goes through a ground safety school it's your turn to give climbing a shot. Normally groups do 5-7 climbs for the rest of the day with any necessary guidance and support. Obviously your guides make sure the safety systems are working properly, but for the most part you'll be working together using the techniques taught to you.
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    Departure Point
    Gus Fruh Wall on the Barton Creek Greenbelt
    Austin, TX
    Departure Time
    8:15 AM
    Inclusions
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • All activities
    • Local guide
    • Professional guide
    • Use of helmet
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Transportation to/from attractions
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Participants must sign a waiver
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 August 2019

    The two coaches/teachers were awesome. My daughter just started climbing (in Dallas) so when I got her for the week here in Austin I signed her up. They made her feel like a pro and even setup some more advanced routes for her. I’ll definitely...More

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    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank jdhowden
    Reviewed 30 July 2019

    My daughter did a one-week summer camp at Rock About Climbing Adventures this summer and it couldn’t have been a more positive experience for her! The camp was well organized and communicative. Each day was a new adventure and a new area for climbing. She...More

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    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank amberd230
    Reviewed 29 July 2019

    Russell, Nick and Cierra were the best!!! They all brought such diverse teaching experiences to the rock. 10 out of 10 !!! They kept it going and going and challenged us over and over. One of the best days I can remember. If you are...More

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    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank B6496ODdavidr
    Reviewed 28 July 2019

    My 14-year old son and I did a Rock-About excursion at Barton Creek Greenbelt and we had an amazing time. Our guide, Russell, was outstanding. He's a terrific instructor who explains all of the safety essentials perfectly clearly, and even though he's extremely experienced he...More

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    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank kblakester
    Reviewed 28 July 2019

    My 10 year old daughter went to one week summer day camp with Rock About Climbing. They climbed outside at Barton Creek, Reimers Ranch, and Enchanted Rock climbing walls, and later in the afternoon they swam at nearby swimming holes to cool off and relax....More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank ScottSloop
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