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CW Section - Sport Lead Climbing Course (Rock Two)

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Saturday 26th November (backup for weather Sunday 27th November). 

A course designed for those making the transition from indoor or outdoor top rope climbing but not suitable for beginners and you must know how to lead belay and NOT with a gri gri (if you haven't done so before, check to see if the YMCA Advenutre Centre runs these courses or get taught by someone experienced that knows what they are doing). 

This will be a full day course on the Port Hills in Christchurch running from approximately 8:30am to 5:00pm and by signing up, you must be available for the reserve day in case of bad weather. 

The course will cover the following only:

  • Balance and movement on rock
  • Placing gear
  • Sport Lead climbing
  • Abseiling
  • Setting up sport anchors
  • Transition at the anchor station.

THE COURSE WILL NOT TEACH LEAD BELAYING SO BY SIGNING UP YOU MUST KNOWE HOW TO DO THIS (AND NOT WITH A GRI GRI).

Course equipment required as follows: 

  • Harness (please provide yourself). 
  • Rock Shoes (please provide yourself).
  • Climbing helmet*
  • Belay device*
  • 2 x screwgate carabiners*
  • Safety chain / daisy chain*
  • Prussick - 60cm before tying (can be purchased at Bivouac)

* can be provided by C/W section if required.

This course is limited to 8 participants, aged 16 and over with current NZAC members getting first priorty, after this, non NZAC members will be allowed on if spots available.  This course is only available to those in the Canterbury / Westland section area.

The cost of the course is $50.00 for NZAC members / Students and $80.00 for non-members and is non-refundable if you have to withdraw without enough time to find a replacement for your spot.

Please contact Clayton on claytongarbes@hotmail.com with details of your climbing level, membership details if current and any other relevant details. 

A registration form will be sent out to those accepted onto the course and the course fee must be paid upon returning the form to guarantee your spot. 


Course Info

Where

Port Hills

Date

26 November 2016

Time

00:00

Price

Non members $80; Members / Students $50

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