ROCK-IT Beginners Rock Climbing Course, Session 2 - Thursday, May 02, 2019
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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
part on other Section trips posted on the
schedule throughout the summer like the
Rock Rage, as well as other ACC day and
trips. The ultimate goal of the program is
take participants from the beginner level
sufficient climbers who can climb on their
and be safe and competent climbing
of the sessions will be posted on the club
calendar, so keep an eye out for them.
This posting is for the Second Session
be held in the mountains, where we will
start with our hands-on
training. That day we will go over
your personal climbing gear, how to fit
it. We also will learn the first knot, how
belay somebody on top-rope as well as rope
commands. We will go rain or shine.
will be given to members who attended the
-Helmets are mandatory.
-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.
*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 Monday, April 29, 2019 at 08:00 PM.