2018 Rock Climbing Clinics Sign-up

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Not only is Olympian climber and ACMG guide Jen Olson going to be presenting at this year’s Kootenay Climbing Festival, she’s also going to be teaching a female climbing clinic the following day! On Sunday, September 23, TAWKROC is offering 3 rock climbing clinics and a Bouldering Tour. Those interested can sign up below. You will receive a reply about how to pay once your application has been received. Spots in the clinics are doled out on a first-paid-first-served basis. Please note, you must be a TAWKROC member in order to register for the 3 clinics. (Memberships are only $10 a year and you can purchase one here.) Also, there are no refunds if you are unable to attend the clinic. Refunds will be given out, however, should a clinic have to be cancelled due to weather or an instructor issue.) You can sign up for the following clinics using the form below.

 

Intro to Lead Climbing

Instructor: ACMG Guide David Lussier

Class Size: 6

Price: $85 (This is half the cost of a normal clinic.)

Hours: 6-7

Location: TBD

Requirements: Intermediate climbing abilities. Personal gear including harness, shoes and helmet. Bring a lunch, water and snacks.

Description: Learn how to take the skills you learned in the gym and apply them to leading outdoor routes.

 

Intro to Rock Rescue – Sold Out

Instructor: ACMG Guide Bob Sawyer

Class Size: 6

Price: $85 (This is half the cost of a normal clinic.)

Hours: 6-7

Location: Kinnaird Bluffs, Castelgar

Requirements: Intermediate climbing abilities. Personal gear including harness, shoes and helmet. Bring a lunch, water and snacks.

Description: Topics include rope ascending, escaping the belay, load transfers, raising and lowering systems along with troubleshooting various scenarios.

 

Female Climbing Clinic – Sold Out

Instructor: ACMG Guide Jen Olson

Class Size: 8

Price: $85 (This is half the cost of a normal clinic.)

Hours: 6-7

Location: Kinnaird Bluffs

Requirements: Intermediate climbing abilities. Personal gear including harness, shoes and helmet. Bring a lunch, water and snacks.

Description: Learn advanced movement skills and improve your lead climbing abilities while hanging out with a supportive group of new friends from around the Kootenays. Who knows, you might meet a future climbing partner.

 

 


Bouldering Tour

Guide: Allen Rollin

Group Size: Unlimited

Price: $20 suggested donation

Hours: 6

Location: Arrow Lakes boulders

Requirements: Climbing shoes and boulder pad if you have one.

Description: Discover the multitude of bouldering areas strewn along Arrow Lakes and off Broadwater Road.

 

 

Use This Form To Sign Up

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Clinics are open to TAWKROC members only. It's just $10 a year to become a member and you can click the "Annual Membership" button above to purchase a membership.

Once your entry has been received, we will email or text you with payment details.