Learn to Belay

Get the Basics and Climb for a Day

Are you new to climbing and belaying or has it been long enough that you’ve forgotten how it’s done? Momentum’s Learn to Belay class is the perfect place to start! Participants will receive 60 minutes of instruction which includes a Momentum facility tour, bouldering orientation, a top rope lesson which covers proper harness fit, figure eight follow through knots, and top rope belay instruction. At the end of the class, participants will have the opportunity to become top rope belay certified. This class is taught with 1 instructor for every 10 participants.

Enrollment in the class includes gym admission (climb as much as you like after the instruction!) and also harness, shoe, and belay device rental!

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Learn to Climb at Momentum

Includes a 2-Week Trial Membership

Get started in the exciting sport of climbing with this instruction and membership package. This class is similar to the Learn to Belay course, with an additional 90 minutes of climbing technique instruction and a 2-week trial Momentum membership, for only $30 more than the cost of Experience Climbing!

During the instructor-led Learn to Climb class you will receive an overview of basic rock climbing gear and its proper use as well as individualized instruction in belaying and climbing on an indoor climbing wall at Momentum Sandy.  All climbing gear is provided during this instructional course. Once you complete the Learn to Climb course, you will be cleared to start your 2-week membership at Momentum and continue to explore the sport alongside your Utah climbing community!

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Become a Momentum Climber

Choose from the following classes to help your path to climbing mastery!

How To Climb 5.10

Supercharge your Climbing

This grade marks the beginning of intermediate climbing! Everybody loves these grades. Experienced climbers use them to warm up and novice climbers enjoy working them out! Once you climb 5.10 you can break into the wide world of lead climbing at Momentum.

Crack Climbing

Climb the Impossible

Crack Climbing is unlike any other form of climbing! Crack climbing technique is a vital skill for well rounded climbers. Instead of climbing what is there (holds), you’re climbing on what isn’t there–the space in between! The world of crack climbing is immensely varied and highly individualized. Let our expert instructors show you the way!

Learn To Lead

Explore Another World of Climbing

When you learn to lead climb you open up a whole new world of climbing terrain and routes to explore. Our lead climbing instructors will help you learn to lead quickly and safely, with good habits you can apply to harder and harder routes as your skill develops.

Lead Climbing Strategies

Conquer Advanced Lead Climbing

Lead Climbing is challenging! In this 2 hour course we teach strategies and tactics to aid in your success as a lead climber. We cover a wide range of topics such as over gripping, risk management & effective body positioning to support your goals as a capable and confident climber!

Private Lead Climbing Instruction

Tie into the Sharp End

Our lead climbing instructors will quickly teach you to lead safely with good habits that you can apply to harder and harder routes as your skill develops. Students will be coached on proper clipping, belaying, belayer positioning, rope management and safe lead practices. We will help you stay safe while you are leading and show you how to give a safe “soft catch” belay to any partner you rope up with.


Working one-on-one with a coach is the best way advance your climbing! Your session will start with a skills evaluation where your coach will identify what areas of your technique may need improvement. From there, you and your coach will work together to bring these areas up to par so you can accomplish your goals. Personal Instruction can be used to refine bouldering skills, sharpen redpoint tactics, prepare for a competition or upcoming outdoor adventure, or just to increase your power and endurance. No matter what you are looking for; we can help! Working with our talented coaches will help you reach your goals more quickly and save you time and energy!


Descend with Confidence

Students learn basic rappelling principles and have the opportunity to practice both single and double rope rappels from the top of our 30-foot wall. This class is a great way to develop the confidence needed to pursue additional technical skills both indoors and outdoors!

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