If you have your own climbing equipment, please bring it, if not, you can rent a harness, helmet, and shoes, $10 per item (all other equipment is provided).
Bring the same clothing, food, and water that you would bring if you were going on a day hike (i.e. comfortable clothing, preferably long non-restrictive pants, closed toe shoes, 3-4 liters of water, snacks and a lunch).
Bring writing materials to take notes.
If you have emergency medications, please bring them with you and make your guide aware.
Your guide will have sunscreen and a first aid kit, but bring your own if you'd like.
What to Expect
You and your guide will arrange to meet at a convenient location.
After introductions, your guide will collect the Health Disclosure Form and Participant Liability Waiver.
You will follow your guide to the climbing area you chose for your course.
Your guide will give you an orientation to the area and a brief on basic safety principles, then you'll start your climbing course.
Gratuity is not included in the price of the course. If your guide did a good job, let them know. A 10-20 percent tip is standard in the guiding industry.
I.N.C.O. will accept cash, checks, or credit cards; bring your preferred payment method on the day of your course.
How To Book a Course
There are three options:
Book your course here on the "contact and registration" page.
Stop in at NW Outdoors (3220 N. Division St, Spokane, WA 99207) and speak with a knowledgeable staff member. They can help you decide what course will fit your experience level and book the course for you. While you're there, check out some great deals on climbing equipment and shoes!