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Rock Party 2023 - Instructors · Sat. Sep. 30th, 2023 - Sun. Oct. 1st, 2023

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Organized by: Ethan Somji.

Start: Saturday, Sep. 30th, 7:00 am
End: Sunday, Oct. 1st, 11:00 pm
Pre-trip meeting: Tuesday, Sep. 26th, 6:00 pm
Pre-trip meeting location: IRC 2 MAP


Rock Party 2023 Instructors Page!


Instructor tickets go on sale on August 21st at 8 am. Buy at: (pw on signup page).


Rock Party can only happen every year because of wonderfully generous human beings (like you?!) who are willing to share their time, knowledge, and expertise around climbing with their community! 


Perks of Instructing:

  • You get a discounted ticket ($25)
  • Instructing counts as a workhike!
  • Your students think you are very cool and badass!
  • You get to share the gift of knowledge with your peers!

**Note: you must buy an instructor's ticket to instruct, signing up on the signup page doesn't guarantee you a ticket!**


Rock level descriptions:


For full descriptions of what is taught in each level, please check out this detailed curriculum.


If you aren't sure whether you have the skills to teach a certain level, reach out to me at [email protected].


Rock 1- Basics (How to put on a harness, how to toprope belay, etc)

Rock 2- Building anchors, cleaning anchors, and rappelling

Rock 3- Sport lead climbing

Rock 4- Trad climbing

Rock 5- (Sport) Multipitch


Instructor Pretrip Meeting (MANDATORY):


When: Sept 26th at 6:00pm

Where: IRC 2


We will meet in person before the main pretrip meeting which is happening from 6:40-8:30pm.

If you cannot make the pretrip/ main pretrip meeting, please email me at [email protected]


Have a friend who has the skills to instruct, but isn’t a current VOC member?


No problem! They just need to buy a ticket and sign the VOC waiver. To sign the waiver, follow these instructions:


If you already have a VOC account:

  1. Go to
  2. On the right side of the webpage, under "Join the Club", click on the "Renew your membership" button.
  3. Update your profile and hit "Continue" at the bottom of the page
  4. Complete the waiver, sign it, and hit "Submit waiver" at the bottom of the page

If you do not have a VOC account:

  1. Go to
  2. Fill out the information and hit "Continue" at the bottom of the page
  3. Complete the waiver, sign it, and hit "Submit waiver" at the bottom of the page

 *** In addition to signing the waiver, you need to purchase a ticket at (pw on signup page)**


Posted: 2023-06-26 23:02:11
Last modified: 2023-09-18 11:36:58