Rock Intro Weekend

Wasootch Slabs Kananaskis country

This course is for new rock climbers just starting out with outdoor climbing.

Every effort is made to ease the participant into this new exciting environment at their own pace.

Skills emphasize and reinforce safety and sound climbing practice.
Expert coaching will have you climbing with a minimum of effort.

Course content over the 2 days.

- Bouldering close to the ground with no rope
- Introduction to efficient climbing movement and terminology
- Climbing geology, how to read the rock and route finding
- Equipment use, fitting, care and limitations, hardware, ropes and knots
- Climbing communications
- Belaying and lowering in a top rope situation with a friction devise
- Top rope climbing up to 30m of varying steepness and difficulty
- Cleaning routes and stations for lead climbers
- Rappelling

Details

Location: 
Canmore, Kananaskis, Banff or Lake Louise
Difficulty: 
All grades and abilities.
Duration: 
2 full days, 8:30 to 4:00 each day
Season: 
Held on weekends May to October. Preferred dates also possible mid week.
Ratio: 
Up to 4 guests per instructor
Fees: 

Fees are quoted per person and in Canadian funds.
Cost includes use of all climbing gear needed for the day, helmet, harness and hardware.
You need to provide rock shoes that can be rented localy.

Fees: 
Client/Guide RatioFee
1:1$850.00
2:1$450.00
3:1$350.00
4:1$300.00