Rock Climbing Safety Sessions -UNB Rock & Ice - Feb 15th

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Rock Climbing Safety Sessions -UNB Rock & Ice - Feb 15th

Postby Burley » Tue Feb 03, 2009 1:36 pm

Please forward this message to anyone you know of that might be interested. This course is open to the general public as well as R&I members. Space is limited.

Introduction to Rock Climbing
Want to climb outside? This is where you start!

Goal:
Our objective is to provide a foundation of skills and knowledge that will enable our members to safely and competently step into the world of outdoor roped rock climbing and top rope safely.

Where:
UNB Rock and Ice Club
Lower Level, Lady Beaverbrook Gym on the UNB Campus

When:
Sunday, February 15th, 2008, 9am to 4pm

How Much:
No charge for monitors
$25 for UNB Rock and Ice Club members
$25 for Non- members plus a $50 annual membership to the UNB Rock and Ice Club that gives you access to the facility Sun-Fri 6pm to 9pm.
Payment can be made at the beginning of the fist session via cash or cheque made payable to the UNB Rock and Ice Club.
All proceeds go to the UNB Rock and Ice Club and are used for betterment of climbing in New Brunswick.

To Register:
Contact Erick via phone at 506-449-2460 (please leave a message with your contact info including full name and phone number) or email burley.erick@sunbury.ca (include full name and phone number). Anyone under 18 must have a waiver signed by their guardian.

Outline:

Section One – 9am to 12pm - This section is will teach skills to allow the student to understand how to safely identify and use basic climbing equipment, belay, top rope safely, and tie knots.

Section Two – 12pm to 4pm - You will learn rappelling methods and backup-up systems as well as anchor systems appropriate for top roping.
Burley
 
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