Rock climbing for beginners on Donner Summit, Lake Tahoe (Half-day)


Join AMGA certified guide Mimi for a full day beginner level rock climbing course at the Donner Summit at Lake Tahoe in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.


Sierra Nevada (California)

1/2 Day

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct




  • Spend a half-day rock climbing on Donner Summit at Lake Tahoe.
  • Learn the fundamentals of climbing on this beginner level trip.
  • Enjoy some great views from the summit.


Are you a rock climbing beginner looking to get your foot into the game? Then this half-day rock climbing trip on Donner Summit, in Lake Tahoe is definitely for you.

For approximately 4 hours, you will be climbing on easy to maneuver rock faces that have a difficulty level ranging from 5.0 to 5.7. Thus providing you with very manageable routes that with proper guidance and constant attention on safety, you will be able to enjoy and scale.

Throughout this trip, you will learn a number of important fundamentals that will not only aid you on this trip, but future climbing trips you may take.

Some of what we will cover include the following.

  • Equipment usage, including harness, rock shoe and helmet

  • How to properly tie in a harness with a figure eight knot

  • Top rope climbing set-up

  • Belaying

  • Slab, face, jam crack and lie-back climbing techniques

  • Rappelling

  • Lead climbing demonstration

  • Leave no trace practices

No experience is required to enjoy this trip. However, because rock climbing is a physical activity, you should be in good physical condition.

Perfect for people who wish to leave the gym and start climbing on natural rock faces, this half-day trip on Donner Summit at Lake Tahoe will teach you a great deal. If that sounds like something you would like to be a part of, just send us a request. We look forward to teaching you as much as possible.

Would you like to enjoy some multi-pitch rock climbing at Lover’s Leap near Lake Tahoe? Then come and join me on this full-day trip.



There are several comfortable accommodation options in Lake Tahoe that we would be happy to recommend to you.

Meeting point

Lake Tahoe


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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 154 Each

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Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

In addition to the guiding fee, the price also includes rock shoes, harness and helmet.



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