2 Day Sport Climbing Course

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2 Day Sport Climbing Course

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Learn how to sport climb outside effectively from an accredited AMGA Single Pitch Instructor.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

Students will learn and demonstrate how to lead climb effectively while minimizing risk through. Students will learn how to prevent back-stepping, z-clipping, back-clipping etc.

Students will mock lead and lead climb a variety of climbs.

Students will learn and demonstrate how to lead belay with a variety of devices and how to catch falls.

Students will learn and demonstrate various clipping methods and techniques.

Students will learn and demonstrate how to fall.

Students will learn sport climbing jargon such as flashing, redpoint etc.

Students will learn about different gear options, their properties and applications including ropes, quick draws, and anchor material.

Students will learn and demonstrate various rope coiling methods and techniques and how to flake a rope.

Students will learn and demonstrate appropriate crag etiquette and Leave No Trace principals applied to local climbing crags.

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT:

Helmet, Rock Climbing Shoes, Harness

ATC Belay Device & Locking Carabiner (or Grigri)

10 - 12 Quick draws (optional)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

3 : 1 Student to Instructor Ratio and 16 hours of instruction

Lead by an AMGA SPI

Prerequisites:

Passed an indoor belay test and can top rope a minimum of 5.9.