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This event is open to age 12 upwards. Note: Age 12-18 must have a guardian with them. The guardian does not pay.
This 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 guides will be teaching
this event. This
event is for beginner climbers or those who
want to transition from climbing in the gym to
climbing real rock. Specific topics will
cover safe outdoor belaying, building top rope
anchors, cleaning anchors, lowering and
$95 for the one day course.
This event is
a great deal compared to other similar events.
Since this event is for 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 you will automatically be added onto the attendee list.
Required Items to Bring:
Ropes will be provided. 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.
In addition to the above, All participants must
come prepared with at least two non-medical
masks (mask must be at least two layers), hand
sanitizer (60% alcohol), eye protection (sun
glasses are OK) and full-finger belay gloves.
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.
How to Get There:
This Alpine Mentorship
Event is called pre-AMP because it is for
people new to outdoor sport climbing. The only
prerequisite is that you have done some
climbing in the gym up to 5.8.
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/Partial Attendance: Please review our participant responsibility guidelines!
Please review our participant responsibility
*Note: Once payment has been received by the
treasurer you will be moved to the confirmed
list. There will be no refund for
cancellations. Courses will run regardless of
weather unless the guide deems conditions
unsafe then a back-up option may be executed.
This is to be decided by the guide the evening
*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 Friday, June 26, 2020 at 10:00 AM.