AMP 1- Learn to Lead - Saturday, Jul 11, 2020

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Once you've reviewed the event details, and decided you'd like to join us, you MUST sign up at the bottom of this page.

You are STRONGLY encouraged to read this page in its entirety before signing up.

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The Basics:
Event Type: Rock Climbing 
Event Location: Exshaw 
Date(s) & Time:   Saturday, Jul 11, 2020 08:00 AM  
Registration Cut Off:   Friday, Jul 10, 2020 12:00 PM  
Event Duration: 1 Day 
Difficulty Rating:   D2 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Lida Frydrychova
Clare Ormerod
 

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 6
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 0
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   3 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Itinerary:

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:

Calgary Section Protocols

New Waiver/Declaration of Health

Trip Leader Checklist- Single-Day Policy

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 course is suited to individuals who want to start leading rock climbs and also if you simply need a refresher. The aim is to give you the skills and confidence to lead rock routes, you will learn to recognize a safer location for belayers, rope management, hazard assessments and will review building and cleaning anchors.

Set yourself up for a safe, exciting, and successful summer of outdoor rock climbing!

Pre-requisites: Climbers signing up for this course should be able to climb on rock up to 5.8, be able to safely belay both lead and top rope, and be able to rappel.

Cost: $95 for the one day course.

The Process to sign up is as follows:

  • Put your name on the waitlist.
  • 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 be added to 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:
Event Directions:   Also please note Car Pooling is not recommended unless you are part of the same household or close friends’ group.  

Notes:

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our participant responsibility guidelines!

Cancellation/Partial Attendance: Please review our participant responsibility guidelines! *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 before.
*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).
The Calgary Section of the Alpine Club of Canada is a not for profit / flow through course and trip provider. We organize courses and trips based on member demand and divide any costs that we incur between event attendees. In other words, we only charge attendees what it costs us to provide courses or trips.

Trip Feedback
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Registration for this event closed on Friday, July 10, 2020 at 12:00 PM.