Vantage Rock Climbing

Escape the weather and enjoy the sunny rock climbing in the Washington Desert.  Vantage is the perfect place to find good weather and amazing crack and face climbs.  It is also a good place to learn to lead or to take your indoor climbing skills outside.  There is a wide variety of climbs from easy, bolted 5.6's to pumpy crack climbs and overhanging sport routes.  Vantage has something for everyone.  

AMGA Course and Exam Prep

NCMG Owners Jeff Ward and Larry Goldie are instructors and examiners for the American Mountain Guides Association guide training and certification programs.  Jeff is one of the lead instructors for the AMGA and also serves on the AMGA’s Technical Committee.  Larry is an AMGA instructor and examiner that also teaches Level 3 and Instructor training courses for AIARE.

Rock Rescue

This is a 2-day program designed to teach you the basics of rescuing a fallen leader or an injured partner. This program is tailored to improvised climber rescue using only the equipment you are likely to have on a typical multi-pitch climb. Participants should be competent, traditional lead climbers.