Trips & Clinics

The Adventure Recreation program leads exciting trips every year that highlight some of the greatest outdoor attractions and activities. With national trips to the Smokies and Grand Canyon to local adventures here in West Virginia, there’s a trip to suit every adventurer! Check out our Spring 2022 trips & clinics list of events below and get ready to sign-up for your next adventure!

Lead Climbing Clinic

Thursday April 14, 4 pm – 7 pm

Members: $15

Non-members: $25

Take the next step in your climbing skills and learn to Lead Climb. This clinic will cover safety and the fundamentals of lead climbing on our indoor wall so you can transfer these skills and knowledge to the outdoor setting. Skills learned will be tying knots, clipping, and belaying for sport climbing. Lead climbing is a semi-advanced technique, and comfort with the essentials of climbing is needed. Prior experience with belaying or completing the Belay skills clinic is required.

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Belay Certification Clinic

Monday, Tuesday or Thursday from 3 pm – 9 pm

Spring 2022 Semester (January 2 – April 29)

Members: $8

This two-hour clinic provides the novice climber with knowledge and skills to safely climb, belay, and boulder. After initial instruction participants will practice their skills before taking a final skills and knowledge exam. This training and certification are necessary for individuals to climb for free (not including cost of shoe rental) and to belay others at the wall. This certification must be renewed every 4 months. Belay clinics are scheduled Monday, Tuesday or Thursdays from 3 pm – 9 pm. Registration is required and can be done in person or online. Initial cost for clinic is $8 which includes shoe rental, subsequent recertification is free.

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For more information about Adventure Recreation, please contact:

Cindi Tscherne
Associate Director of Programs
Telephone: 304-696-6759


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402 Thundering Herd Dr.
Huntington, WV, 25755

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