Aid Climbing, with Sean Isaac - Sunday, Jun 05, 2022

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The Basics:
Event Type: Course 
Event Location: Wasootch in Kananaskis Country 
Date(s) & Time:   Sunday, Jun 05, 2022 07:00 AM  
Registration Cut Off:   Friday, Jun 10, 2022 09:00 PM  
Event Duration: 1 Day  
Difficulty Rating:   D3 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Julie Morter
Ryan Fox
Elisabeth Dupuis
Tami Nolan
 

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members & Guests, 18 And Older Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 4
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 4
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   2 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Itinerary:
  1. Costs: $215.00 (this includes paypal fees and tax)

    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: camming devices, nuts, nut tool, quickdraws, alpine draws, rope, aid ladders, adjustable daisies, grigri, handled ascenders, rope bag)

Recommended Items to Bring:
Warm clothes (expect to stand around and listen/learn) and then participate, sun screen and camera

How to Get There:
Event Directions:   Sean will contact everyone the week prior to the course and provide meeting directions.  

Notes:
Applicants will be reviewed as this is not a beginner course.
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.


Payment Options:
  • Coordinator $215.00 CAD
  • Member $215.00 CAD
  • Guest $215.00 CAD
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- 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 Friday, June 10, 2022 at 09:00 PM.