Saturday, May 18, 2013

Climbing Trip Leader Skills Session

When: Monday, May 27th, 6-9pm
Where: Rock Gardens

Interested in getting involved?  Want to be a trip leader?  ACC Yukon is looking for Top Rope Climbing Leaders to run regular trips to climbing sites around Whitehorse.  This session is to standardized the practice of potential ACC Yukon Top Rope Climbing Trip Leaders.  

The session will cover anchor standards, climber classifications, trip planning and prep, and emergency procedures.  Top Rope Climbing Leaders should have been climbing for at least 2 years and be comfortable with setting anchors, using a variety of common belay devices and practices, and familiar with basic rescue procedures such as handling a jammed device, a compromised top anchor and escaping a belay.