Youth NRG Expedition
Youth climbers: Join us for a trip to the New! Our New River Gorge Trip is a great introduction to outdoor rock climbing for young climbers. Located in Fayetteville, WV, the New River Gorge is one of the best climbing areas in the East Coast!
With over 3000 routes to choose from, the NRG has the greatest variety of routes, for all skill levels, of any climbing area in the country. Skills covered include: climbing safety skills, basic rappelling, knot tying, leave no trace hiking and camping ethics, and general outdoor climbing safety. Climbers will also, of course, have a chance to test their climbing skills on real rock, learning improved technique and a repertoire of moves that will improve their overall ability and confidence as climbers.
Five full days of guided climbing, hiking, and instruction
Travel, Camping, Meals, and Gear
PRG provides all transportation, camping accommodations, and meals for all participants. Participants are strongly encouraged to provide their own climbing gear, however, PRG may be able to provide climbing gear on request.
Location: Fayetteville, West Virginia
Dates: July 22 – July 26, 2019
Recommended Ages: 9 to 15 years old
Ideal for PRG’s Club Team, Advanced Club Team, and Team PRG climbers.
Youth climbers from other gyms are most welcome!
PRG Top Rope Belay Certification (or equivalent)
Ability to climb 5.7 or harder
Cost: $655 per participant
Youth NRG Expedition FAQ
Rain is an (un)fortunate part of outdoor climbing! If it rains, your coaches will have an array of ‘rain-friendly’ back-up plans to keep the trip interesting and fun.
This trip will run as scheduled, rain or shine. For this reason, no refunds are given due to inclement weather.