Intro to Sport Leading with Sean Isaac - Sunday, May 02, 2021

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The Basics:
Event Type: Course 
Event Location: Location: Wasootch climbing area in Kananaskis Country or Sunshine Slabs in Banff National Park 
Date(s) & Time:   Sunday, May 02, 2021 07:00 AM (Carpool Departure: 06:00 AM @ )  
Registration Cut Off:   Sunday, Apr 25, 2021 09:00 PM  
Event Duration: 1 Day 
Difficulty Rating:   D2 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Julie Morter
Elisabeth Dupuis
 

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members & Guests, 18 And Older Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 6
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 4
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   1 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Itinerary:
Course Content: This course is aimed at novice rock climbers who want to either make the transition from either outdoor top-roping or indoor gym climbing to being a leader on bolted sport routes. The curriculum includes: movement techniques, anchor construction, cleaning/threading the anchor, clipping bolts, lead belaying and leading strategies.

COST $162.50

Prerequisites: Participants should have already done some indoor or outdoor climbing in a top-rope setting and be able to offer a safe top-rope belay.

Required Items to Bring:
Equipment: Harness, helmet, belay device with locking carabiner, belay gloves, rock shoes, 120cm sewn sling, two non-locking carabiners, two locking carabiners (optional: chalk bag, quickdraws, rope, rope bag, stick clip)

Recommended Items to Bring:
Warm belay jacket,extra pair of gloves,thermos with hot drinks,lunch, sun screen and camera.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:   Sean will decide location and email the participants 3-4 days before the course.  
Carpool Departure Time:   06:00 AM
Carpool Location:  
Carpool Directions:   All participants will be responsible for contacting each other and arranging their own car pooling.

Notes:
This trip will be a first-come-first-serve and this is based on who can deliver the course registration fee (this includes tax) first.



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 om.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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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- recoverable costs).
*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).
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Registration for this event closed on Sunday, April 25, 2021 at 09:00 PM.