Companies like ours, One Axe Pursuits, are dedicated to teaching novices how to safely set-up top rope climbs. Although many times climbing set-up technique is offered for free from a friend or a friend of a friend, errors get passed down the line and there’s always the problem with miscommunication and lack of updated information. And well, this is your life we’re talking about. Courses allow you to be focused on the set-up, have an instructor check and monitor you as well as keep you safe. Once you have the courses behind you, you can join clubs or make your own and climb essentially for free minus the permit fees and equipment you need to buy. It will open up a whole new playground for you.