Rock Review: Easy Multipitch! (Rundlehorn 5.5) - Saturday, Jun 24, 2017
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Rundlehorn (West end of Mt. Rundle, next to Banff golf course)
This trip is for those who are interested in
getting experience on a multi-pitch on a
relatively easy, but still really fun climb
with a great position. No previous multi-pitch
experience is necessary, but you must know how
to safely belay a leader and rappel. The
climbing on the Rundlehorn is not difficult
(5.5 sport), but there are 11 pitches in total
(all ~25m), so we'll have plenty of opportunity
to practice efficiency & work on our
transitions. Depending on the skill set of the
team, I can either lead the entire climb, or we
can take turns leading if participants are keen
to do so (I'm happy either way). If we finish
early, we can head over to Wasootch to get some
more laps in if people are still stoked to keep
climbing, or head back to the campsite if we
are done for the day. Expected climbing time is
4-6 hours including a short approach & rap
Raymond has joined up as a leader of
another independent rope team, so now the max
number of participants is up to 6.
Required Items to Bring:
Personal climbing gear (Minimum is helmet,
harness, belay device, personal anchor, two
locking carabiners, comfortable climbing
shoes), food & water for the day, appropriate
clothing for the weather forecast, small
backpack you can climb with.
Participants will be selected in late May/early
June. If I haven't climbed with you before,
please send me an email with a description of
your climbing experience. Note: your position
on the wait-list is totally irrelevant to
whether or not you'll be selected for the trip.
*Cancellation Policy*: If a participant is unable to attend a paid course or trip, there will be no refund unless the participant finds a suitable replacement that is acceptable to the trip coordinator. It will then be the participant's responsibility to recover funds from the replacement. If the coordinator cancels an event, participants get a refund (less any non- recoverable costs).
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Registration for this event closed on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 12:00 AM.