Multi-pitch climbing event - Mothers' Day Buttress AMP2 - Sunday, Jun 30, 2019
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Mothers' Day Buttress Multipitch – Multipitch
Climbing – AMP 2 - Jun 30, 2019
This mentorship event is part of the AMP
(Alpine Mentorship Program) and is
the ACC Calgary section jointly with ACMG
Brent Peters and PeakStratagem. Either
one of the PeakStratagem assistant guides
be teaching this event.
This event is for climbers who want to put
practice their Multi-pitch and trad gear
placement basic skills learned on previous
events and put them into action on a real
multi-pitch climb. If you do not have
multi-pitch and gear placement skills this
is not for you. The focus of the trip will
leading and following on an actual climb
gain some real experience and apply your
in a setting where you can be coached
to be ready for bigger climbs. This is
great way to start to learn route finding
skills on rock. This trip is perfect for
who have learned multi-pitch and gear
techniques but have limited or no
leading a multi-pitch climb.
This requires a lower participant to
ratio for the learning and mentorship
learning and for safety. This is not a
climb however a guide will coach you to
you learn. This event also presents
opportunities for more experienced Multi-
climbers to work on developing as a
placing trad gear, and to work on next
trip management skills.
Coming into the course you need to
skills including building and tying into
anchors, safe placement of nuts and cams,
bringing up a second, effective rope
management, and how to safely descend a
The primary route selected has a 5.7 crux,
leading skills in the 5.7 range will be
required. Pitches require the placement
gear, but there are also spots with fixed
protection and anchors along the way.
Cost: $208 for the one day course. This
event is a great deal compared to other
Pre-requisites: Climbers signing up for
course should be competent lead climbers
rock up to 5.8, be able to safely belay
lead and top rope, bring up a second,
basic trad gear, and be able to rappel.
Climbers must know how to build and clean
The Process to sign up is as follows:
Put your name on the waitlist.
Email a description of your climbing
to the trip coordinator, Ryan Fox:
Upon acceptance to the course, make your
payment within 2 days by clicking the Buy
button below. You do not need a PayPal
You can pay with a credit card.
Once you have paid, take a screenshot of
receipt PayPal displays and send it to the
coordinator who will put you on the
list. Ryan Fox: email@example.com
Required Items to Bring:
Helmet, harness, rock climbing shoes,
gear, full set of nuts, cams (0.75 - 4),
anchor package, draws, personal anchor
cordolette, slings. If you are missing
gear please contact Peak Stratagem to make
Recommended Items to Bring:
Sunglasses, sunscreen, camera, belay
anything else you need for a day out in
*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 Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 12:00 AM.