Rock Review: Bouldering at Big Choss - Sunday, Jun 12, 2022

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The Basics:
Event Type: Rock Climbing 
Event Location: Carpool Departure: 10:00 AM @ Rafter's 6 Ranch parking lot 
Date(s) & Time:   Sunday, Jun 12, 2022 10:00 AM (Carpool Departure: 10:00 AM @ Rafter's 6 Ranch parking lot )  
Registration Cut Off:   Saturday, Jun 11, 2022 04:59 PM  
Event Duration: Until we are all tired 
Difficulty Rating:   D3 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Ethan Shipley

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members & Guests, 18 And Older Only  
Attendee Screening:   Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Maximum Group Size: 6
Maximum No. Guests: 3
Minimum Group Size: 1
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 2
Number Registered So Far:   4 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No


Bouldering at Big Choss - A Rock Review Event

The area has a selection of boulders from V0 to V9 with a majority of climbs being V4 or below. It is suggested you have previous experience bouldering, either indoors or outdoors. This will be a great opportunity to gain some experience bouldering outside on Alberta limestone.

No climbing instructions will be given.

Please register at the bottom of this page to attend this event. 

When registering for this event, please enter in the notes if you are bringing a crashpad so we can ensure we have enough. 

Required Items to Bring:
  • Climbing shoes, chalk, chalk brush
  • food, water, warm clothes

Recommended Items to Bring:
  • sunscreen, bug spray

How to Get There:
Event Directions:  

Parking at the Yamnuska parking lot, from the parking lot follow the hiking trail until it intersects the mining road, make a left on this road heading west. Head down the road until you see signage for Big Choss climbing. For a backup, the bouldering area is marked in the below link:

Carpool Departure Time:   10:00 AM
Carpool Location:   Rafter's 6 Ranch parking lot
Carpool Directions:  

Carpooling will be from the following location

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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*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 Saturday, June 11, 2022 at 04:59 PM.