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Climbing School

Whether you’re just starting out or looking to advance your skills, our climbing school offers a range of courses designed to help you get the most from your climbing interests.

From bouldering to top rope, lead climbing to multi-pitch, ice climbing to alpine, we believe in expanding our knowledge and experience across all disciplines. While we all have our favorites, we understand how each discipline enhances the other, creating more well-rounded climbers.

Our instructors are subject matter experts who receive ongoing training, mentorship, and regular evaluations to ensure high-quality programs. All outdoor instructors and guides are members of the AMGA and receive professional training and evaluation to meet international guiding standards.

Indoor Climbing Courses

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At Edgeworks, everyone is welcome – no matter your current skill level or experience.
We offer classes designed to facilitate your growth as a climber and inspire you to push your boundaries. Regardless of where you begin, mastering the skills of belaying or refining your climbing techniques can boost your confidence and competence, propelling you forward on your climbing adventure.

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Bellevue Seattle Tacoma

Outdoor Rock Courses

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Get outside with us!
At Edgeworks, our mission goes beyond elevating climbers within our gyms; we're equally dedicated to guiding individuals in discovering their outdoor climbing adventures. Our courses are designed to simplify the various aspects of rock climbing, making it more accessible for you to learn, practice, and comprehend the diverse objectives involved.

Registration is managed through our Tacoma location; available to all.

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Alpine Courses

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Increase your access to the mountains with our progression of Alpine Courses.
Designed to provide individualized instruction in a group setting, our courses make it possible for you to pinpoint your alpine climbing and ski-mountaineering goals and learn applicable skills to achieve them.

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Avalanche Courses

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Enhance your winter adventures with Edgeworks AIARE avalanche safety courses!
Our expert-led, comprehensive courses equip outdoor enthusiasts with essential avalanche safety skills. Whether you're a seasoned backcountry enthusiast or a complete beginner, we offer avalanche courses suitable for all skill levels.

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Winter Courses

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Unlock the ultimate Pacific Northwest winter adventure with Edgeworks' winter courses!
From backcountry touring to group ski days and ice climbing, our expert-led courses will elevate your winter experience. Our expert-led programs are crafted to transform your outdoor adventure into a year-round passion.

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AMGA Instructor Training

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Become a certified climbing instructor!
The AMGA Single Pitch Instructor (SPI) is the only internationally recognized single pitch climbing instructor certification program in the United States. As a certified SPI provider, Edgeworks offers courses that teach climbing instructors to proficiently facilitate and instruct the sport of rock climbing in a single pitch setting.

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Private Lessons

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The instruction you want, when you want it.
Focused instruction specific to your needs. We offer a variety of private lessons taught by our professional instructors + coaches customized to deliver just what you're looking for.

Choose your location:

Bellevue Seattle Tacoma