Guide Courses

Top Rope Site Management

Top Rope Site Management Instructor Training emphasizes the skills necessary to safely and professionally instruct rock climbing and climbing related activities in a group setting. Any organization or individual who teaches outdoor top rope climbing should consider this course a tool for improved risk management for its staff. For experienced climbers, this course is the important first step in the guide education process and establishes a foundation of skills, methods and decision making that will lead to becoming model climbing instructors.

Schedule this course for your group or organization today!

Interstate State Park – Taylors Falls, MN Time Rate: $500/participant
Call to schedule 8:00 AM–4:00 PM / 3-Day Course Members receive a 10% discount!

NOTE: We must have a minimum of 5 participants to run the Top Rope Site Management course.

Contact Us to schedule your Top Rope Site Management course today!


VEGA Refund/Cancellation Policy
Refund + Cancelation Policies

NOTE: Full payment is required to reserve your lesson, group or trip. If we need to cancel your lesson for any reason (including inclement weather), this will be done prior to the guide departing to meet your group and you may elect to transfer registration to another date (provided the same lesson is scheduled and space is available). If no lesson is available, a full refund will be provided by VEGA. Transportation not provided.


Vertical Endeavors is currently closed.

Vertical Endeavors is closed due to COVID-19. We are closely monitoring the situation and following the recommendations of the MN Department of Health and Governor Walz's executive orders. We will tentatively reopen May 1st. There will be no staff available to address member change requests, make party reservations, etc. during the closure.

Members: No one will be billed until all member change requests have been processed after we reopen. All memberships are currently on a free hold and will be extended due to the closure.

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