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1-day Top-rope set up clinic for rock climbers in the Joshua Tree National Park

Join an AMGA-certified guide from Mojave Guides and master the art of top roping on a one day clinic for rock climbing focused on setting up top rope, all within the stunning Joshua Tree National Park scenery and its fascinating geology.

Duration1 day
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Skill LevelBeginner
Fitness LevelOccasional
Type of tripPrivate


  • Perfect the art of top rope setup and take control of your ascents.

  • Learn valuable techniques and tips from AMGA-certified pros.

  • Take in the unique and spectacular Joshua Tree landscape in all its glory.


Learn the vital rigging techniques for rock climbing on a single day top rope set up clinic in the unbelievable wilderness of Joshua Tree National Park! This guided program gives you the tools necessary to improve your climbing skills and practically apply techniques that will help you get the most from your rocky ascents!

Joshua Tree National Park, located in Southern California at the crossroads of the Mojave and Colorado Desert ecosystems, is a sight to behold. The multiple mountain ranges of ancient rock include inselbergs and outcroppings that are a climbing paradise, boasting courses of every shape and size -from complex multi-pitch routes to classic beginning bouldering.

Your program is designed to build on your current rock climbing foundation and give you ample opportunity to learn how to rig your climbs through a tope rope set up clinic. Over the course of a full day, you will learn how to properly and efficiently top rope before heading out into the generous terrain to practice your newly developed skills.

We will begin early, meeting near our offices before heading into the park. The vast expanse of the landscape – which encompasses 790,636 acres – offers plenty of great climbs to put your top roping talents to work. Using your basic understanding of top roping and climbing systems, you will