COVID 19; Please note there are new protocols and guidelines that we must all adhere to whilst taking part in club events and courses. Please ensure you have read and understood the following documents:
These guidelines need to be followed through the duration of the event. If any of these guidelines are not followed then you won’t be able to participate.
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 guides will be teaching this event.
This event is for climbers who want to learn
how to lead on trad gear. By the end of the
course you should be able to lead an easy
route, safely placing a variety of trad gear
along the way, build an anchor using trad
placements, select appropriate trad gear for
the climb you are on, clean a trad route on
second. At the start of the course we will focus on mock leading with feedback on placements.
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.
Multi pitch knowledge and ability will also be
relevant. 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
Cost: $95 for the one day course.
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
credit card. Once you have paid, you will automatically go onto the attendee list.
Required Items to Bring:
Ropes will be provided. You need your
personal gear: Harness, rock shoes, chalk bag,
belay device, draws, anchor, cams, nuts, nut
tool, long sling or personal anchor, 2 lockers.
PeakStratagem could 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.
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!
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 Thursday, July 09, 2020 at 02:00 PM.