The Real Outdoor Climbing Knowledge
Training (ROCK IT) program is the Calgary
Section’s introduction to rock climbing
This is for all people new to rock
previous experience in any climbing
required; however, a certain amount of
fitness for the approaches (max 30min) and
carry a backpack with gear to the crag
an advantage. ROCK IT is not a training
for your physical strength, but we will
up with the technical knowledge necessary
take part on other Section trips posted on
the trip schedule
throughout the summer like the weekly Rock
Rage, as well as
other ACC day and weekend trips. The
ultimate goal of the
program is to take participants from the
beginner level to
self sufficient climbers who can climb on
their own and be safe
and competent climbing partners.
All of the sessions will be posted on the
calendar, so keep an eye out for them.
This posting is for the sixth session,
will be our third
outdoor session. It will
be held somewhere at one of the front
climbing crags (likely Wasootch or
Creek) there we will start with our hands-
training right away. That day we will
skills learned in
previous sessions and work on decision
processes and becoming more independent.
Depending on the comfort level of the
participants and the progress made in the
previous session, we may add on additional
skills, or we may simply practice
more complex scenarios in regards to
rappelling, belaying etc. We will climb
to get as much
practice in as possible. We will go rain
- bring your rain jacket and don't assume
event will be cancelled just because the
looks bad. If for some reason the event
be cancelled, we will send out a
3PM the afternoon of the event.
All required equipment as previously
belay device, rappel back-up (Prussik),
rope if you have one). As mountain weather
unpredictable, pack accordingly with
a Rain coat.
*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. Acceptable waiting list candidates will have priority. 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). Note that ACC National does not refund hut fees due to weather, delay, closures, or any other reasons. The Calgary Section of the ACC is a not for profit club and we only charge attendees what it costs us to provide courses or trips.
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Registration for this event closed on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 11:06 AM.