Event Category: Training

  • Dry practice of skills needed for top rope climbing. Please allow up to 8 hours. 4 people – 5 hours 6 people – 7 hours 8 people – 8 hours   Agenda: -Anchor building -Anchors to avoid -Prussics/ third hand -Cleaning anchors -Rappelling -Lowering -Crag etiquette and safety   Requirements: -Ability to bottom (ie top […]

  • This will be the practice component for a map and compass workshop, where we’ll go on a hike to practice reading contour lines, taking and plotting bearings, and triangulating our position on a regular basis. The event presumes that you have attended the theory session on the prior Thursday evening. If you haven’t attended the […]

  • This evening event will be a theory component for a map and compass workshop. The first half of the evening will involve going over topics such as the basic parts of maps and compasses, reading contour lines, taking/plotting bearings, triangulation, and tips for good navigational reasoning. For the second half of the evening, we’ll walk […]

  • Dry practice of skills needed for top rope climbing. Please allow  4 hours.   Agenda: -Anchor building -Anchors to avoid -Prussics/ third hand -Cleaning anchors -Rappelling -Lowering -Crag etiquette and safety   Requirements: -Ability to bottom (ie top rope) belay. I will not be teaching you to belay. -Prior gym experience an asset   Required […]

  • This is an event for participants in the Mentoring Program Only. We will do the training again at the park located on the south side of west 4th Street between Lonsdale and Chesterfield in North Vancouver.