Climbing: Intro to Trad Climbing Clinic – May 5

WHEN: May 5th, 2024

WHERE: Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area (Reservations recommended)

DESCRIPTION:  This event is for those who are either needing to brush up on their trad skills, or for climbers interested in learning about trad climbing.  The clinic will provide an opportunity to second and clean gear, mock lead, and learn or practice anchor building.  

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

To participate in this clinic, you should know how to lead belay.  

MAX PARTICIPANTS:  15, 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 Alec Cooper (


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

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