Costs: $162.50 (1:6 ratio) which includes GST.
Dates: Sunday May 09, 2021
Course Content: This course is aimed at novice to intermediate rock climbers with some indoor or outdoor climbing experience. Sport climbing leaders (leading with bolts) of all abilities will also find this course valuable in making the transition from bolts to traditional protection. The curriculum would include: crack climbing techniques, gear placements, anchor construction and leading strategies.
Prerequisites: This is not a beginner course so some climbing experience is necessary. At the minimum, participants should have at least climbed in a gym and can offer a safe top-rope belay.
Required Items to Bring:
Equipment: Rock shoes, harness, helmet, belay
device, belay gloves. (optional but not
necessary: camming devices, nuts, nut tool,
quickdraws, alpine draws, rope, rope bag)
Recommended Items to Bring:
Warm clothes (expect to stand around and
listen/learn) and then
participate, approach shoes, chalk bag, a few
locking biners, sun
screen, pack, lunch/drink, rain gear.
How to Get There:
Sean will contact participants in the week before
the course to confirm a meetup time & place.
This trip will be a first-come-first-serve and
this is based on who can
deliver the course registration fee via PayPal.
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
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!
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 02, 2021 at 09:00 PM.