Ascent

Sport Climbing

sharing the past

and

protecting the future

Event Details

Description

Sport climbing is by far the most popular style of climbing in the world. We will show you all of the tricks and techniques available, which will enable you to sport climb safely. We will cover the following topics:
  • Lead belaying
  • Checking bolts, tightening loose hardware etc.
  • Clipping draws, various techniques
  • Safe falling and rope management
  • Setting up anchors, cleaning anchors, lowering off, rappelling
  • Knots and redundancy

Event Details

As a requirement of participation with Ascent Fraser Valley Guides and Mountain School, you will be required to sign a waiver of liability prior to the beginning of the activity.

Virtual training
None for this course.

Day 1
Field portion and skills learning: Exact location TBD

Guide:guest ratio
1 : 4

Length
1 day

Gear required*

  • Helmet, harness, climbing shoes
  • Jacket, Pants, Base layers
  • Headlamp (with fresh batteries)
  • 30-40l day pack
  • Water bottle
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera

Fitness requirement
None

Location
Fraser Valley, specific location TBD

Schedule
All day will be spent outside learning skills, techniques and climbing as much as possible.

Prerequisites
Must know how to top rope

Cost
$165

*It is the clients responsibility to secure equipment prior to the course or trip. If renting through Mt. Waddington Outdoors, you will receive a discount code for online rentals. Please allow adequate time to acquire your rental gear, specifically if shipment is required.

Venue: Fraser Valley

Email: info@ascentfv.com

$165.00

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