Clinic: Trad Climbing 201 – Sun Oct 29 @ 8:30 am

WHEN: Oct 29th, 2023, 8:30 to 5 PM.

WHO: Open to people who attended the “Intro to Trad climbing” clinic.

WHERE:   Kelso or Rattlesnake Conservation Area; TBD at a later date (Reservations required).

DESCRIPTION:  This event is a continuation of the “Intro to Trad Climbing” clinic for those that seek additional practice placing gear, i.e. cams & nuts, for protection. During the clinic, participants will: 1) practice placing gear; 2) aid second trad routes to test gear placements; and 3) clean gear. The clinic will build the participants confidence to lead trad routes.

There will be opportunity to lead on 5.1-5.5 climbs, for those who demonstrate the ability to place gear correctly.

To participate in this clinic, you should have attended the clinic “Intro to Trad Climbing” and know how to lead belay.

MAX PARTICIPANTS:  10, depending on leader availability

GEAR:  Helmet (mandatory), harness, climbing shoes, belay device, trad gear and rope (optional), lunch, water, sunscreen and insect repellant.  

COST: Participants are responsible for their own park reservations and gate fees to Conservation Halton Parks.

TRIP LEADER:  For more details or to sign up, contact Argenis Perez


WAIVER: Please read the waiver before attending and sign a color copy of it in ink upon arrival.

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