About BCMC Events Schedule Club Forums Hut Booking News - Media Club Resources Search
 
Trip Information
Name: Aid Climbing (special price)
Starts: Sat Jun 16, 2018
Meetup: Squamish
Return: Sat Jun 16, 2018

Registration opens: Fri Apr 06, 2018
Event category: Instructional Program
Difficulty grade: B5  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: No
Max participants: -

Organizer: Marlaina Rhymer
Profile info:
Login to Join BCMC Trips

You must login in order to sign up online for one of the BCMC Trips. If you don't have a BCMC membership account then please obtain one.  If you'd prefer to learn more before joining then please join as a 30-day Guest member.   Some trips are BCMC members only.

Participant Information

Learning to aid climb is the first step to big wall climbing. Most of the world's big walls are climbed using aid techniques along the route. Even smaller objectives in Squamish can require a small section of aid (i.e., bolt ladders on the Grand Wall). Gaining this skill set will enable participants to set their sights on a large range of objectives from single pitch aid climbs to long free climbs guarded by one or two aid pitches.The focus is on clean and and 2 aider techniques. Participants will have the chance to lead short aid pitches, practice jumarring technique, and haul a haul-bag. 

The full curriculum and details can be found here: https://www.vanmtnguides.com/aidrock/

This course is taught by Vancouver Mountain Guides by a professional ACMG certified guide. VMG is offering a special price for BCMC members of $99 (regular price for non-members $149).

Prerequisites: experience lead climbing (sport or trad) and comfortable on 5.6 minimum.

To register for this course, follow these steps:
(1) Click "Join this Trip" on the left side of the page. You will be added to the Waiting List
(2) Once on the Waiting List you will have access to the Course Online Payment on the left side of the page. Click the link and follow the prompts to complete your payment on MSAA's secure booking site. Be sure to select June 16 in the drop down menu.
(3) Once your payment has been received and processed, you will be added to the Confirmed List
(4) Keep your eye on your email inbox for further updates

Other trips or events organized by this BCMC member
RSS
 
 
Marlaina Rhymer Grade: B5 Start: Sat 18 Aug '18
M:99, C:15, W:4
Learn critical glacier travel safety skills essential for summer mountaineering
Marlaina Rhymer Grade: B5 Start: Sat 11 Aug '18
M:99, C:2, W:3
Will you know what to do if things go wrong? Learn to be self sufficient on the rock
Marlaina Rhymer Grade: B5 Start: Sat 4 Aug '18
M:99, C:3, W:2
Learn the basics of snow and ice climbing in the mountains
Copyright © 2018 British Columbia Mountaineering Club