PCGI Courses & Assessments

Professional Climbing Guides Institute – Guide Training Courses and Assessments

PCGI certifications are nationally recognized. The Professional Climbing Guides Institute (PCGI) certifications have been adopted as a requirements for commercial rock climbing guides and/or instructors working in many U.S. Department of the Interior – National Park Service areas, including but not limited to: Joshua Tree National Park, New River Gorge and Devil’s Tower National Monument.

Castle Rock Climbing School uses PCGI for its guide training and certification needs. We highly recommend the PCGI training and certification programs! Castle Rock Climbing School independently offers PCGI approved courses and assessments via our approved PCGI provider. Currently offered PCGI approved courses and assessments:

Top Rope Guide Course
Top Rope Guide Assessment
Single – Pitch Guide Course
Single – Pitch Guide Assessment
Rescue Course
Rescue Assessment
Pre and Post Assessment Mentoring

Please contact us directly for rates and to schedule your independent PCGI Courses, Assessments, and Mentoring.

Gear is available only for those students who need it for the duration of the course. All rates are subject to change based on season and availability. CRCS reserves the right to combine individual reservations together without changing the course/guided trip cost.

The customary gratuity for guides is 15-20% of the trip cost and is not included in any of our listed prices.

For more information please contact us.
Phone: 408-833-8308
Email: info@joshuatreeguides.com