2018 Rock Review: Craggin' at Black Feather Canyon - Saturday, Sep 08, 2018
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Black Feather Canyon is a crag located by Lake Minnewanka
with the climbing areas being an easy to moderate 45 minute
approach from the day use area. Grades at the crag are mostly
in the 5.10a - d range with only a handful of easier grades
sprinkled throughout. I'm more than happy to set a couple
topropes up but if you're comfortable leading and building
anchors, that would be ideal! All ages and abilities welcome
(however be sure you're comfortable climbing those grades)!
Note that preference will be given to those comfortable
leading such grades if registration nears capacity.
The plan is to meet either at Rafter Six Ranch at 8:00 AM (for
those staying the Friday night or for those wanting to carpool
from there) OR meeting at the Lake Minnewanka day
use area at 9:00 AM (see inset map below). We'll climb as
much as possible then leave the crag around around 4:00 PM
to be back at the Ranch in time for dinner!
I will be reserving club ropes and anchor kits for the day, but if
you could bring your own gear to ensure that we have enough,
that would be fantastic! If you do plan on bringing personal
gear, please tell me in the notes section when signing
Friendly reminder that helmets are mandatory for both
climbing and belaying. Please don't forget to bring one!
If you have any questions, do not hesitate to get in touch
with me via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone (403)561-
Required Items to Bring:
Helmet (strictly required - no helmet - no climbing), harness,
locking carabiner, belay device, rock shoes.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Sport climbing gear, your own rope (if you don't mind other
people top roping on it, we will also be bringing club ropes and
anchors), water, snacks, camera, Oreos, Fireball!
How to Get There:
Note that Black Feather Canyon is NOT set in stone. If
enough participants request a different crag, changes can be
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Registration for this event closed on Saturday, September 08, 2018 at 07:30 AM.