Joshua Tree Self Rescue Clinic - Top-Rope Environment


Joshua Tree, California

Group Size

4 people per guide


8 hours



This full day program is designed for climbers who have completed our Top-Rope Setup Clinic or have equivalent skills and experience. This is a private program, just you and our AMGA Certified guide/s, designed to teach you how to safely and efficiently solve common problems encountered in the top-rope environment. This is NOT a first Aid program.

Topics covered will include but not be limited to:

  • belay takeover
  • belay escape
  • ascending rope 
  • counterbalance ascents/descents
  • improvised chest harness
  • good practices/prevention

If you are a lead climber, check out our Single Pitch Self Rescue or Multi-Pitch Self Rescue programs where we cover more advanced skills!