Multipitch - The Wanderers (Guide's Rock) - Tuesday, Apr 30, 2024

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Once you've reviewed the event details, and decided you'd like to join us, you MUST sign up at the bottom of this page.

You are STRONGLY encouraged to read this page in its entirety before signing up.
The Basics:
Event Type: Rock Climbing 
Event Location: Banff 
Event Starts:   Tuesday, Apr 30, 2024 08:00 AM  
Event Ends:   Tuesday, Apr 30, 2024 06:00 PM  
Registration Cut Off:   Monday, Apr 29, 2024 08:00 PM  
Difficulty Rating:   D3 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Christopher Candela
 

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members & Guests, 18 And Older Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 3
Minimum Group Size: 2
Number Registered So Far:   2 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Itinerary:

We'll climb The Wanderers on Guide's Rock (Mount Cory),
5.9 - 5 pitches - Sport

PS: After this one we might climb another short multipitch if the team is efficient and willing to climb more.

TOPO:
https://topos.tabvar.org/sites/default/files/The%20Wanderer.pdf

Start time to be defined with the team depending on temperature etc

Selection Process:
If we haven't climbed together before please send an email (you'll find it at the bottom of the page) and describe:

- Your rock climbing experience (gym, outdoors and multi pitches)

- Any relevant training (first aid, rock rescue, rock training etc)

Note that this is not a first-come first-serve trip. If you don't submit this information you will not be part of the trip.

Frequently asked questions:

How long is it ?
It depends on the team and the efficiency in climbing, transition, rappel etc

I'm not confident. Can I really do it ?
While 5.9 is a moderate grade you MUST have multipitch experience and be comfortable belaying safely, rappelling and climbing at this grade.
You are not expected to lead if you don't want to. You can just follow or you can just choose the pitches you are comfortable to lead. No pressure.

IMPORTANT: If we are just 2 people you will be asked to belay with a grigri if possible (or any assisted braking device) for added safety.
If we are 3 people we'll have to use a reverso/atc

What gear should I bring ?
You will need:

- Harness.
- Helmet. (MANDATORY. No helmet, no climb)
- Reverso belay device. (MANDATORY. Even if you are not planning to belay you will need it to rappel).
- Personal Anchor System (optional). If you don't have one please bring a 120cm sling.
- Carabiners. (At least 3 or 4)
- Prussik. (Even if you feel invincible and confident bring one... and use it).
- Approach shoes and rock climbing shoes
- Camera
- Sunscreen, Glasses
- Inreach (if you have one)
- Layers (for wind, rain...)
- Snack/Lunch and enough water for the day (For a multi pitch it's always a good idea to have a camelbak system to minimize the risk of dropping something)

The trip leader will bring the ropes, draws, radios...

What could prevent the event to happen ?
The event might be cancelled or postponed if:

- The forecast shows possible rain or thunderstorm/lightning
- The group doesn't have at least one experienced multipitch climber

Carpooling:
To be arranged with the group if needed.

Contact information:
If we haven't climbed together before, if you have questions or doubts feel free to send me an email at contact@candela-chris.com.
SMS or whatsapp: 514 632 4287

IMPORTANT MESSAGE:
It is a recreational trip and NOT a guided trip. The trip leader is volunteering and is not acting in the role of a guide.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our participant responsibility guidelines!


*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 Monday, April 29, 2024 at 08:00 PM.