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Mark Synnot - AMGA Certified Rock Guide
AMGA Certified
Rock Guide


Anne Skidmore enjoying the perfect finger locks on the final corner of Recompense (5.9) Cathedral Ledge
Anne Skidmore enjoying the perfect finger locks on the final corner of Recompense (5.9) Cathedral Ledge
From beginner to expert, learn ropework, anchor building, route finding, crack and face technique and much more about rock climbing
Let us take you on a multi-pitch adventure up Cathedral Ledge, Cannon Cliff or Sundown, whether it's a 5.4 or 5.12. Is your goal to become a lead climber? Or perhaps you're new to the sport and looking for an introduction. No problem, from beginner to expert, from setting up topropes to scaling big walls, Synnott Mountain Guides can customize a course to fit your individual needs.

Have you hit a plateau? Looking to break through into 5.9, 5.10 or beyond? We'll work with you on technique, strength training and mental preparedness -- 80% of this game is in our heads.

Here are a few of our favorite routes at Cathedral Ledge. Depending on which course you sign up for, you'll probably end up climbing one of these:

Upper Refuse (5.5)
Child’s Play (5.5)
Thin Air (5.6)
Funhouse (5.7)
Kiddy Crack (5.7)
Still in Saigon (5.8)
Bombardment (5.8)
Black Lung (5.8)
Recompense (5.9)
Diedre (5.9)
They Died Laughing (5.9)
Bird’s Nest (5.9)
Chicken Delight (5.9)
Nutcracker (5.9+)
Intimidation (5.10)
The Slot (5.10)
Missing Link (5.10)

So check out our latest course offerings below, and if you have any questions please don't hesitate to call or email.