Easy
Moderate

DESCRIPTION:

Rock Review, Banff

 

This 2 day course has emphasis on reviewing and introducing skills for people who want to lead climb safely at the crags. We will discuss leading techniques, belaying techniques, setting up top rope anchors and how to clean them safely, rappelling, proper communication and of course do some climbing. This is a great course for the first time outside lead climber or as an early season refresher. This is a Bow Valley based course, Canmore / Banff.

 

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WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Certified Mountain Guide
  • Use of technical group gear

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

  • Accommodations
  • Transportation

GEAR LIST

  • LONG PANTS to climb in. These should be wool / nylon blend or Scheoller material
  • Light SHIRT or T-SHIRT.
  • Wool or fleece LONG SLEEVE SHIRT.
  • Heavyweight fleece or insulated / down JACKET.
  • Water proof OUTER JACKET with hood (Gore-Tex).
  • Waterproof OUTER PANTS, preferably with side zips on legs.
  • Light weight GLOVES.
  • WARM HAT / TOUQUE
  • NECK TUBE / BALACLAVA
EQUIPMENT LIST You will need to bring:
  • APPROACH SHOES OR LIGHT WEIGHT BOOTS
  • BACKPACK: Large enough to carry spare clothing, lunch, water and climbing gear. Approx. 40 L
  • CLIMBING HARNESS
  • ROCK CLIMBING SHOES, comfy shoes for all day use
  • CLIMBING HELMET
  • CHALK BAG
  • BELAY DEVICE WITH LOCKING CARABINER
  • SUNGLASSES with good UV protection
  • SUN CREAM.
  • Lip Sun Cream.
  • HEADLAMP with fresh batteries.
  • WATERBOTTLE (1L minimum).
  • LUNCH for long day out in the mountains
  • POCKET KNIFE.
  • BLISTER KIT ('moleskin', 'Second Skin')
  • CAMERA
  • TREKKING POLE or old SKI POLE, optional

  • Certified Mountain Guide
  • Use of technical group gear