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Movement Efficiency: Rock

  • The Source Climbing Center 1118 Main Street Vancouver WA 98660 United States (map)


Do you ever wish you knew how to move across the wall with more grace and less raw power? Or reduce the pump factor in your climbing? This clinic will break down the micro movements that are needed to help you increase your efficiency. You will learn the techniques to make corrections fast, to help you gain success on your next project. Skills covered: Climbing with quiet, smooth moves and leg driven movement. Clinic Objective: break down the process of individual moves to better understand the process of movement

Prerequisite: Some previous rock experience.

Required Gear: rock shoes, harness, belay device, locking carabiner

Optional Gear: grigri or assisted belay device

Instructor: Marcus Garcia

Max Participants: 10

Tuition: $45


About the Instructor

Marcus has over 25 years of  all-around climbing, and has established over 200 new routes, including everything from traditional, sport, Clean aid first ascents and mixed climbing to big walls and desert towers. However, his biggest accomplishment and legacy is not how hard he can push himself, but what he passes on to the next generation of climbers as a coach and mentor. As lead coach for youth Team USA Ice Climbing, Marcus is helping develop the next generation of Olympic Caliber athletes.  

Later Event: November 15
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