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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
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:
Also please note Car Pooling is not recommended
unless you are part of the same household or
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.
Trip Feedback If you have any feedback, positive or negative, concerning this trip or any other, we want to hear from you!
Click here to be directed to our "Contact Us" page and contact the appropriate Chair person or the Section Chair. This is also a simple way to make your section executive aware of any praises, suggestions or problems you may have with any area of the Calgary Section of the ACC.
Thank you for your response.
Registration for this event closed on Friday, July 10, 2020 at 12:00 PM.