Easy
Moderate

DESCRIPTION:

Rock Climbing Review PLUS

 

This course is Rock Climbing Review plus 2 more days to focus on traditional style climbing. On the 22nd you will continue on the learning curve and go trad climbing. Introducing gear placements, anchor building and doing some mock trad leads with instructor feed back. On the 23rd you will go climb a multi pitch trad route with one of AAA's ACMG certified guides, 2:1 ratio. This is a Bow Valley based course, Canmore/Banff.

 

2:1 guest / guide ratio on the multi pitch day.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Certified Mountain Guide
  • Use of technical 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 gear