mentorship event is part of the AMP (Alpine
Mentorship Program) organized by ACC Calgary
section jointly with ACMG Guide Brent Peters
PeakStratagem. Either Brent or one of
PeakStratagem assistant guides will be teaching
event is for rock climbers who want to learn to
safely lead outdoor sport routes.
Specific topics will cover safe lead climbing,
belaying, efficient clipping and
unclipping, safer location for belayers,
hazards assessments and will review building
and cleaning anchors.
$104 for the one day course. This event is
a great deal compared to other similar events.
Basic outdoor climbing experience up to
5.8, top rope belaying, knowledge of building
and cleaning anchors. Pre-AMP Intro to
Outdoor Sport Climbing course is a suggested
prerequisite but not mandatory.
Since this event is
for lead climbing beginners we will not be
screening participants. Who pays first, gets to
go. The process to sign up is as follows:
Put your name on the
waitlist and pay on the same day.
Make your payment by
clicking the Buy Now button below. You do not
need a PayPal account. You can pay with a
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. Joel
Required Items to Bring:
club will provide ropes. You need your personal
gear: Harness, rock shoes, chalk bag, belay
device, anchor, draws, long sling or personal anchor,
2 lockers, climbing helmet.
PeakStratagem could 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.
This event is the second 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
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 Thursday, June 06, 2019 at 12:00 AM.