Top Rope Guide (TRG)
A Top Rope Guide (TRG) is certified to take multiple people out rock climbing in the single-pitch environment, without lead climbing. This includes top rope climbing, belaying, lowering, rappelling, anchor building, scrambling, and many single-pitch rope rescue skills applicable to the single-pitch environment.
Single-Pitch Guide (SPG)
A Single Pitch Guide (SPG) is certified to take multiple people out rock climbing in the single-pitch environment. This includes guide lead climbing, top rope climbing, lead and top rope belaying, lowering, rappelling, anchor building, scrambling, and many single-pitch rope rescue skills applicable to the single-pitch environment.
Need a little more personal instruction before taking an assessment? Need to re-certify? Consider taking a private mentoring/continuing education day. To re-certify, TRGs and SPGs must complete 8 hours of continuing education and pay the PCGI renewal fee.
Before taking your course, please check out our online Climbing School! These tutorial videos will help bring you up-to-speed before taking your PCGI course.
|(Price/person for entire course)||1 Student||2+ Students|
|Mentoring/Continuing Education 1 Day||$375*||$250*|
* All rates are listed per person, and cover the entire course, assessment or mentoring day. The listed rates DO NOT cover your PCGI fees. Current PCGI fees are: $75 for TRG course, $40 for TRG assessment, $85 for SPG course, $50 for SPG assessment, and $100/person for a certification renewal (good for 3 years). Assessments cannot be scheduled on weekends or holidays.