This mentorship event is part of the AMP
(Alpine Mentorship Program) organized by the
ACC Calgary section jointly with ACMG Guide
Brent Peters and PeakStratagem. Either Brent or
one of the PeakStratagem assistant guides will
be teaching this event.
This event is for climbers who want to learn
how to tackle multi-pitch routes. By the end
of the course, you should be able to build and
tie into an anchor, bring up a second, practice
effective rope management, and safely descend a
Cost: $104 for the one day course. This event
is a great deal compared to other similar
Pre-requisites: Climbers signing up for
this course should be competent lead climbers
on rock up to 5.8, be able to safely belay both
lead and top rope, and be able to rappel.
Climbers should also know how to build and
clean an equalized anchor. Climbers who have
taken the Intro to Outdoor Lead Climbing -
Level - AMP1 may be eligible for this course
with a recommendation from their instructor.
The Process to sign up is as follows:
Put your name on the waitlist.
Email a description of your climbing
experience to the trip coordinator, Karen Fox
Upon acceptance to the course, make your
payment within 2 days by clicking the Buy Now
button below. You do not need a PayPal account.
You can pay with a credit card.
Once you have paid, take a screenshot of
the receipt PayPal displays and send it to the
trip coordinator who will put you on the
registered list. Karen Fox
This event is the third in a series of four
individual courses designed to help climbers
progress from indoor climbing, to safely climbing,
leading, multi-pitching, and placing trad gear on
outdoor rock. Participants will be selected
separately for each course and there is no
requirement to sign up for all four. More
experienced climbers can sign up for individual
courses based on their current skills and learning
Required Items to Bring:
The club will provide ropes. You need your
personal gear: Harness, helmet, rock shoes,
chalk bag, belay device, draws, anchor, long
sling or personal anchor, 2 lockers.
PeakStratagem may provide some gear if you are
missing any of the required equipment. Make
these arrangements directly with PeakStratagem.
Recommended Items to Bring:
All the things you'll want for a day outside
climbing: Sturdy approach/belay shoes (no
sandals or crocs please), food and water, hat,
sunglasses, sunscreen, bear spray, camera, etc.
Waiver: Everyone attending this event will be required to sign the
at the beginning of the event. Read the waiver carefully to ensure you fully
understand it. If possible, please print and fill it out except for
the signature fields before arriving at 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. 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 Saturday, June 08, 2019 at 12:00 AM.