First Time Visitor (LAX) | Sender One Climbing

First Time Visitors

Whether you’ve never been rock climbing before or you’re looking for a new place to train, Sender One Climbing has a ton of great options for rock climbers at every skill level. You can learn more about what our Los Angeles-based climbing gym offers below!

Sign Up for Intro to Climbing Here!

First Time Climbers (ages 14+)

Intro to Climbing Class

This 1-Hour rock climbing class will teach you how to tie in to the rope as a climber, top rope belay using a GriGri, use climbing commands and perform checks to minimize risk while climbing. After completing this course, you will be able to climb independently at Sender One.  This class includes a day pass to our Los Angeles climbing gym and rental gear. Students must be at least 14 years of age to take the class.  Reservations Required.

Intro Package

  • Intro to Rock Climbing Class
  • Intro to Movement and Technique: This three class series teaches participants fundamental climbing techniques, problem solving skills, and mental strategies.
  • One Month Membership at our climbing gym
  • Rental Gear Included

New to Sender One? 5-Visit Punch Pass with Rentals

(1st time visitors ONLY.  Limit 1 per person)

  • This is only available to purchase on the day of your first visit or after your first Intro to Rock Climbing class
  • Expires 60 days from purchase date
  • Non-transferrable and non-refundable
  • Sign up for a monthly EFT membership for $0 initiation

Experienced Climbers


Everyone MUST have a Sender One Top Rope Belay Card visible on their harness whenever they are belaying. Top Rope Belay Check Requirements:

  • Correctly tie in with a figure-8 follow-through knot backed up with a double overhand knot (sometimes referred to as a fisherman’s knot or double fisherman’s knot)
  • Correctly operate a Petzl GRIGRI 2 belay device.
  • Sender One requires use of the PBUS (pull, brake, under, slide) style of belaying


Everyone MUST have a Sender One Lead Belay Card visible on their harness whenever they are lead climbing or lead belaying. Lead Climbing and Belay Requirements:

  • Rope at least 45 meters long
  • Belay device: Gri-Gri or Tube style (ATC) only. No other devices allowed
  • During the lead test, participants will be required to climb a 5.10a, take a fall, and demonstrate proper lead climbing and belaying techniques
  • Sender One requires use of the PBUS (pull, brake, under, slide) style of belaying


Need a belay partner or climbing buddy?

  • Join our Monday Night Meetup every 1st and 3rd Monday of the month at 7pm
  • Join our Facebook Community Page to coordinate sessions with other climbers
  • Sign up at the gym on our Community Board Belay Buddy Finder

Activities for Kids

Sender City

Join an hour long session in our interactive climbing area where you will climb various themed walls, jump off towers, and race your friends to the top!

Kids Climb

Get a taste of rock climbing! One of our experienced coaches will get your little crusher geared up on ropes and belay them in this hour-long session.