Intro to Sport Climbing -Top Rope and Anchors- Pre AMP - Saturday, Jun 09, 2018

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Once you've reviewed the event details, and decided you'd like to join us, you MUST sign up at the bottom of this page.

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The Basics:
Event Type: Rock Climbing 
Event Location: TBD 
Date(s) & Time:   Saturday, Jun 09, 2018 07:00 AM  
Registration Cut Off:   Friday, Jun 08, 2018 10:00 PM  
Event Duration: 1 Day 
Difficulty Rating:   D1 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Lida Frydrychova

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 6
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 0
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   5 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No


This mentorship event is part of the AMP (Alpine Mentorship Program) organized by ACC Calgary section jointly with ACMG Guide Brent Peters.


The warm weather is here and if you want to leave the gym and transition into outdoor sport climbing, this course is for you!


Cost: $97


This Alpine Mentorship Event is called pre-AMP because it is for people new to outdoor sport climbing. The only pre- requisite is that you have done some climbing and leading in the gym up to 5.8. This day long event will allow you to safely transition to outdoor rock climbing!


The course will cover: safe belay technique and considerations for outdoor hazards, building top rope anchors, cleaning anchors, lowering and rappelling.


Since this event is for beginners we will not be screening participants. Whoever pays first, gets to go. Process to sign up is as follows:

  • Put your name on the waitlist.  
  • Send an e-Transfer payment to the Treasurer at treasurerAMP@a ccc
  • Also send to the treasurer the following information: Name, Full address including postal code, phone number, email, course/event title and date, Trip Leader/Coordinator, and the password to accept payment.
  • Email the e-Transfer to the trip coordinator – Jenny Bradshaw – drjennybradshaw @g Once I have confirmation from you that you have paid, I will move you from the waiting to the attendee list.
Required Items to Bring:

The club will provide ropes. You need your personal gear: Harness, rock shoes, chalk bag, belay device, draws, anchor, long sling or personal anchor, 2 lockers.

Recommended Items to Bring:

Snacks, lunch, warm layers, windproof/waterproof coat, hat, sunscreen.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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Please review our Participant Responisbility Guidelines!

*Note*- there will be no refunds for this event unless a suitable replacement is found that has been accepted by the event co-ordinator.

*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).
The Calgary Section of the Alpine Club of Canada is a not for profit / flow through course and trip provider. We organize courses and trips based on member demand and divide any costs that we incur between event attendees. In other words, we only charge attendees what it costs us to provide courses or trips.

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Registration for this event closed on Friday, June 08, 2018 at 10:00 PM.