Intro to Sport Leading with Sarah Hueniken - Tuesday, Jul 26, 2022
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Date(s) & Time:
Tuesday, Jul 26, 2022
(Carpool Departure: 07:00 AM @ Participants are welcome to coordinate a carpool amongst themselves)
Learn the ins and outs of clipping bolts. How to clip efficiently and properly, how to manage the rope while leading, how to belay, as well as other safety measures to consider while leading, falling, and catching. We will also look at reading a guidebook, building and cleaning anchors. Everything to take your gym skills to the outdoors and do it on your own.
Cost : $150 + GST (157.5)
Prerequisites: You must be able to top rope belay and be familiar with climber commands, figure 8 and partner checks. If there are questions about qualifications, reach out to Julie Morter.
1) Sign up for the wait list and provide Julie with confirmation you meet all pre-requisites
2) Julie will approve you for the course, provided their are still open spaces
3) You can then pay using the 'pay now' button on the event page. Payment is required to confirm your spot on the course
How to Get There:
Sarah will decide and email the participants 3-4
days before the course.
Carpool Departure Time:
Participants are welcome to coordinate a carpool amongst themselves
The course will be taught by Sarah Hueniken, a
full ACMG Alpine Guide.
Sarah Hueniken has been living and guiding in Canmore for more than 15 years. As a full ACMG Alpine guide, she spends her summers guiding rock and alpine and her winters guiding ice and mixed routes. Having climbed for over 20 years, Sarah has traveled and worked in various places throughout the US, Mexico, South America and Asia to explore the mountains of the world. Highlights have included a first ascent of a 6000m peak bordering Tibet (Sachun 5.10+ M5), new ice lines in Iceland, participating in various climbing competitions and achieving a personal goal of climbing 5.13. Sarah also works with Chicks with Picks, NOLS, and is an Arcteryx sponsored athelete.
Coordinator $157.50 CAD
Member $157.50 CAD
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Due to the popularity of these clinics,
full payment must be received to book your
There will be no refund for cancellations.
will run regardless of weather unless the guide
deems conditions unsafe then a back-up option
be executed. This is to be decided by the guide
the evening before.
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