Course Content: The intent of this one-day course is to give participants an introduction to the intricacies of leading and following aid pitches. The curriculum would include: clean-aid placements, testing pieces, efficiency, rope ascension and lower outs. All systems will be practiced as mock-leads.
Prerequisites: This is not a beginner course so some climbing experience is necessary. Participants should have some of their own rack and should have taken a trad rock course.
Required Items to Bring:
Equipment: Approach shoes, harness, helmet,
belay device, extra
locking carabiners (optional but not necessary:
nuts, nut tool, quickdraws, alpine draws, rope,
adjustable daisies, grigri, handled ascenders,
Recommended Items to Bring:
Warm clothes (expect to stand around and
listen/learn) and then
participate, sun screen and camera
How to Get There:
Sean will contact everyone the week prior to the
course and provide
Applicants will be reviewed as this is not a
beginner course. When
you sign-up please send the Co-ordinators an
email stating if you
have had the TRAD course and your climbing
Once accepted you will need to deliver the
$188.75 (this includes tax)
Be sure to send a payment confirmation email to the
About the course leader:
Sean Isaac is a sponsored climbing athlete and
an ACMG Alpine
Guide specializing in technical leadership
instruction in addition to
guiding rock, ice and alpine routes. To learn
more about Sean, please
visit his website at www.seanisaac.c
Cancellation/Partial Attendance: Please review our participant responsibility guidelines!
Cancellation Policy as of March 2017 :
If a participant is unable to attend a course
or paid 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 a trip, participants get a
refund (less any non-
*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 Sunday, May 09, 2021 at 09:00 PM.