Climbing: Sport Climbing 101 Clinic – Sat June 15

WHEN: June 15th, 2024

WHERE: Mount Nemo Conservation Area (Reservations required).

DESCRIPTION: This clinic is intended for climbers that need a refresher on sport climbing skills and for climbers that have been lead climbing indoors and aspire to transition from plastic holds in the gym onto Ontario limestone in the great outdoors! We will review tips and tricks for sport climbing including rope management, clipping techniques, cleaning the route & anchors, and more! Participants will have opportunities to climb and practice the skills covered.

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

MAX. PARTICIPANTS: 10, at the trip leader’s discretion.

REQUIRED GEAR: Climbing helmet (mandatory), climbing harness, climbing shoes, belay device and pear-shaped locking carabiner, personal tether (e.g. Sewn sling, PAS, Petzl Connect, etc., …), at least 2 locking carabiners and any other personal items (e.g. lunch & snacks for the day, water, appropriate clothing, sunglasses, sunscreen, bug spray, day pack, etc., …).

OPTIONAL GEAR: Stick clip, quickdraws, rope and any additional gear that you may want to use or learn about.

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

TRIP LEADER: To sign up or get further details, contact Stanis Yu at


TRIP HAZARDS (Must read BEFORE registering): Communication and RescueFalls and BelayingGeneral HazardsRockfallTerrain.

WAIVER: Please read the ACC waiver before attending. Members should ensure that their membership is up to date and have signed the online waiver. Non members should be prepared to sign a full-colour, paper copy of the waiver in ink upon arrival to the event.

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