Check out our year-round Youth Climbing Club programs!
A team for all ages from 4-18.
Little Sparks (Ages 4-7)
This team will focus on the following basic skills:
Basic safety & commands
“Make it to the top” confidence boosting climbing without totally restricted routes
Hold indication (Jug, Pinch, Crimp, Slope, et.)
Basic land training skills: push-ups, crunches, lunges, pull-ups, proper form, Team building games and activities.
Lightning Bolts (Ages 8-14)
This team will focus on the following intermediate skills in addition to the ones listed above:
Introduction to belay technique
Working on more technically challenging routes and boulder problems
Focus on specific targeted movements, techniques and climbing terms
More rigorous dry land training
TEAM FLASH TRAINING LEAGUE (Ages 8-18)
Previous climbing knowledge required. USA Climbing Competitions are optional. A member of Team Flash Training League (TFTL) wants to progress at their technical climbing skills. TFTL is aimed at progressing a climber's ability as a lifestyle climber or as one that seeks to be competitive on Team Flash. TFTL and Team Flash practice's cross over so to gain a larger sense of family and help assist in the progression of TFTL's climbing by interacting with those at an elite level.
A member of TFTL possesses the following:
All the skills of a Little Spark and Lightning Bolt.
Eagerness to progress
Ability to learn introduction to belay technique
Understands how to read routes
Comprehends directions on how to approach learning new movements
Natural climbing intuition
Can complete given workouts
Can listen to instructions and execute direction from coaches
TEAM FLASH (Ages 8-18)
Previous climbing knowledge necessary. Competition Team. Members of Team Flash come to practice with the goal of progressing their climbing in mind. At its core, Team Flash is a family. We provide a structure that caters to improving our climbing and our overall wellness. Thus, athletes of Flash encourage and advise each other, openly!
We practice hard, we play hard and we climb even harder!
An athlete on Team Flash possesses the following:
All the skills of a Little Spark, Lightning Bolt and TFTL members
Comes to each practice (MIN 2x per week) striving to better themselves and their teammates
Knows how to belay safely
Participates in USA Climbing sanctioned competitions
Fluent in climbing vocabulary
Understands center of balance and how to manipulate it in order to progress on a climb
Gives full effort at training and cross training on and off the wall
Parents, please note: Enrollment in Youth Climbing Club commits climbers to a full season (typically 3 months), which holds the spot in the class. After three months, this EFT authorization will remain in effect until High Altitude Fitness has received written notification from you of its termination by the 20th of the month prior to the month you wish to cancel. Please call, email or come in person to complete cancellation.