Learn to climb with Achieve Tahoe. Participants will work one-on-one with an instructor to learn climbing techniques, rope management, and safety communication. Our staff and volunteers are ready to help people of all abilities and skill levels achieve their climbing goals.

2023 Schedule & Rates



Indoor Climbing*

  • July 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, and 29  
  • August 4, 5, 11,12, 18, and 19 
  • September 15, 16, and 29 
  • October 6 and 13 

Outdoor Climbing

  • September 10 and 24
  • October 15

*All indoor climbing sessions can be paired with an Archery session and/or a Hiking session to make a full day of activity


Indoor Climbing: 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Outdoor Climbing: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm


$25 per person

If cost is a barrier to you ability to participate with Achieve Tahoe, please apply for a scholarship.


SICKNESS POLICY: For the protection of staff, volunteers and all other participants, we ask that anyone who has or exhibits any of the following please refrain from participating in our programs or activities:

  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • Lice
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Earache
  • Chicken Pox
  • Congestion
  • Cough
  • Runny Nose
  • Any other contagious illnesses/diseases including influenza or COVID-19

    Many of our participants have compromised immune systems, and exposure to viral and/or bacterial infection could have serious consequences. If Achieve Tahoe determines that a participant is too sick to participate, parents or emergency contacts of that person will be notified and are responsible for pick-up within a reasonable time-period.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Please give notice of cancellation at least 24 hours in advance to receive an Achieve Tahoe credit, which can be used towards any future Achieve Tahoe Program.  

If you are sick, or feeling sick, please contact Achieve Tahoe to cancel your reservation as far in advance as possible, and before the start of the program. In the case of illness, you can either:

  • Request a credit, which can be used towards any future Achieve Tahoe Program
  • Request a refund, minus at 15% processing fee.


For the health and safety of our community, in order to participate in the Achieve Tahoe Climbing Program, a participant must meet the criteria listed below.

  • If the participant has had a traumatic injury, or surgery/medical treatments that affected your activities of daily living in the past 12 months, they can only participate with a doctor’s release stating that they have been cleared to participate in high-risk sports.
  • If help is needed with bladder or bowel routine, feeding tube, or administering prescription medications care provider or family member will be present to assist.
  • Participant must be able to breathe independently without any medical devices that sustain breathing.
  • For participants with Down Syndrome, the participant must have been examined by a physician for Neurologic Symptoms of Atlantoaxial Instability, found the symptoms to be absent, and has been cleared to participate in high risk sports.

Location of Climbing Program

Indoor Climbing: Headwall Climbing Wall (inside the Tram Building at the Base Area of Palisades Tahoe), 1960 Olympic Vly Rd, Olympic Valley, CA 96146

Outdoor Climbing: School Rock, Donner Summit

Sign Up

Please complete and return the following forms to sign up for Climbing.

  1. Participant Information Form
  2. Liability Releases 1, 2, 3, and 4

Once you have completed all your forms, you will be sent a link to sign up for summer programs starting May 9, 2023.

If you have any questions about this program or the reservations process, please call us for assistance at 530.581.4161 x 6.

If cost is a barrier to your ability to participate with Achieve Tahoe, please apply for a scholarship.

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