This is an introductory course to the adventure sport of rock climbing. Our experienced staff will guide you through the fundamentals of the sport at some fantastic climbing locations in the eastern Rockies. You'll get to climb at sites such as Kootenay Plains, Abraham Slabs, Hidden Quartzite and others in the David Thompson Corridor. A strong emphasis will be put on safety, ensuring a fun, challenging yet safe experience for all.
Skills that will be taught include:
- Belay technique
- Knot tying
- Rope handling
- Face climbing technique
- Slab climbing technique
- Basic anchor theory
No prior experience is necessary. For teens 12 – 15 year olds.
|July 21-26, 2013||$365 ($395 after May 1)|