This 2-day course introduces participants to lead
climbing using gear for protection. The emphasis
of the weekend is on placing gear
(camming devices, nuts, etc.) and
be have the opportunity to practice gear
placements on mock leads as well as
have their placements evaluated by the instructors
and other members of the group.
- Top-rope climbing experience: belaying and
- Minimum required climbing skills: 5.9 (5.10a
indoors); of particular importance are crack
- Rappelling experience.
- Knots: Clove hitch, Munter hitch, Fig.8,
In addition to signing up via the calendar, you must also fill out this Course Application
Form to participate in
this course. (the link will open in a new
tab or window).
Applicants who sign up for this course will be
reviewed prior to acceptance into the course.
Please also download and read the course handout ahead
All applicants must fulfill the course
If within the first week after the event was
posted to the calendar more than 8 qualified
members sign up for the event, applicants
are selected by the number of events of the ACC
Vancouver Section they have attended in the past.
Otherwise selection is by
order of signup.
Sign-ups are no longer available for this event.