Regardless of your level, come spend a day out on the rocks in Oregon or Washington with local AMGA certified rock and alpine guide Mick.
Try this discipline for the first time or practice specific techniques while in the great outdoors with my full-day rock climbing courses!
Depending on your availability, I offer different venues in Oregon and Washington state. You could choose between Exit 38, Frenchman Coulee, Mount Erie, Index, Broughton Bluff, or Smith Rock. We’ll find the venue that best adapts to your wishes and level!
These 4-hour climbing sessions will allow you to try new techniques on the rocks in the company of an experienced guide. Bring friends or family along and I’ll put together a private course just for you!
Because this is a custom course, we can accommodate varying levels of climbing ability. We’ll set goals together and make sure you achieve them during the session. We can also arrange for half-day or multi-day courses so don’t hesitate to ask for what would work best for you.
Advanced climbers should also check out my rock climbing courses for experts. They are a great way to take your climbing skills up a notch!
Contact me regarding my full-day courses or if you’d like to arrange for a multi-day option. Your satisfaction is guaranteed! We’ll spend a great day out on the rocks together.
Contact me for information about custom rates. Maximum group size: 12 people Transportation, lunch and parking permits are not included.
Transportation and times will be coordinated by email when the pre-trip announcement is sent to all registrants.
Mick has traveled the world over in search of the perfect mountain experience. After working for years under other companies’ ethos and philosophies, nothing quite fit with his personal convictions and passions. In 2006 he set out on his own to make his vision of the holistic mountain experience a reality for anyone who shared his passion for the outdoors.
Having traveled all over the U.S. as the son of a railroad employee, Mick is accustomed to movement and new views. Mexico, Canada, Thailand, Taiwan, Europe, South America, Tanzania are some of the places and cultures that have shaped and influenced Mick.
Currently, Mick resides in Seattle, WA managing Kaf Adventures and continuing to hold the vision of this ever evolving company. He works tirelessly to continue to provide world-class experiences that provide knowledge and a greater perspective of the great outdoors.
Mick’s true passion is education. He has found a unique passion for educating aspiring instructors and guides in the U.S. You will find him outside helping new leaders gain confidence in their ability to make decisions in complex environments.
When he is not in the field (where he spends over 100 days a year) you can find him creating electronic music and making people dance. Mick has a habit of making those around him smile, and you might just wonder when he sleeps!
Mick is an American Mountain Guide Association certified Rock and Alpine Guide, SPI Program Provider, AMGA Instructor Team Member, LNT Master trainer, a Wilderness First Responder, a certified Level 3 AIARE avalanche graduate, an instructor for the American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education, and speaks Spanish and a little Swahili.
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The Concierge service is a great tool for when you still haven't decided what kind of Adventure you're looking for and you're open to suggestions
Group of 1
|USD 1568 each|
Group of 2
|USD 784 each|
Group of 3
|USD 523 each|
Group of 4
|USD 392 each|
Group of 5
|USD 314 each|
Group of 6
|USD 261 each|
Group of 7
|USD 224 each|
Group of 8
|USD 196 each|
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Just took an intermediate rock climbing course. What a fantastic class. Our instructor was Joel and we started off covering all the different types of gear, static vs dynamic force, etc. before going into how to correctly and safely use it. There were only 3 of us and with an 8 hour day we got lots of practice in. Joel was super patient and adapted the class to our skill level and the questions we had. I walked away feeling like I could do this on my own safely. Cannot recommend Kaf enough, if you\'re thinking of transitioning to outdoor climbing, call them up
yo sólo asisti a este curso en agosto de 2012. El equipo de profesores donde muy paciente, eficientes y una gran actitud. Puedo decir que les encanta lo que hacen y era obvio que donde hay para nosotros los estudiantes, para compartir su pasión y verdaderamente querían que aprender y poder subir por nuestra cuenta con seguridad. donde Los estudiantes de todos los niveles de escalada y parecía que todos tienen una gran actitud. todos llegamos como extraños y de alguna manera separen como amigos, sabiendo que la escalada no es una actividad de solo. El día volamos por pero estaba lleno de nudos, aseguramiento, real escalada, técnicas y maniobras geniales compañía. Recomendaría esta clase a todos los que vayan solos o con amigos que quieran aprender lo básico en verdadero rock, o si quieres ser re-aclimatado después de haber estado ausente para el mundo de la escalada y necesita una revisión. Uno de mis días favoritos hasta ahora este verano!