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The Axel (June 24)


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Located in the Ansel Adams Wilderness, about 45 minutes from Summit Adventure, this local secret is one of our favorite spots. The location features a swimming hole, and five different route options.


8am: Parents will drop off youth at Summit Adventure, located on Bass Lake. After everyone has arrived we will do some brief introductions, distribute gear and head to the Axel.

10-12pm: Introduction to climbing fundamentals, support school (learning how to belay), rock site safety, gear etc. Lunch at the climbing site by the river.

1-5pm: Climbing! Participants will get to try their hand at a number of different routes at the climbing site. There is also a swimming hole and natural water slides for anyone who only wants to try a few climbs.

6:30pm: Parents will pick up youth at Summit Adventure.