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Refresher to Outdoor Rock Climbing & Social Climbing Event

Howdy there Everyone,

Refresher to Outdoor Rock Climbing & Social Climbing event –FREE for past MSA patrons or $40.00

This course is being hosted by Mountain Skills Academy and instructed by an ACMG guides at a local outdoor climbing area. Venue runs rain or shine.

Intended for anyone that has climbed outdoors before, the course will review important climbing skills and safety.

The refresher is being offered in view of last year’s tragic climbing accidents. The accidents were related to threading the anchor and rappelling. These skills and more will be covered, including tips to improve your climbing and it’s a great social climbing outing as well. Top ropes will be setup on several routes with different grades.

Details of the course:
Cost: $40.00 + gst
(This will be waved if you are have taken a course/trip with MSA previously)

Dates: May[masked]

Course topics: Assessing anchors, Setting up and cleaning anchors, Rappelling, Hazard Management, Climbing Technique

Rest of the day will be spent practicing and climbing on routes under the supervision of your guide.

Rock Shoes
Belay Device (Gri-Gri/ ATC's)
2 Locking Carabiners
Chalk Bag

Personal Gear:
Warm Layers
Rain Jacket
Sunglasses and Sunscreen
Sturdy Hiking Shoes or Boots
Minimum 30L Pack to carry all your own gear

Your guide will provide the rest of the gear for the Refresher/Social Climbing. Feel free of course to bring your own rope and draws to set up other routes.

Please Contact me if you have any questions. Also we will have to Limit how many people can attend each event. Depending on the turn out I would like to offer more of these courses. through out the summer.

Mikey Stevenson
Email: [masked]

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  • Mikey

    Eric and I would like to thank everyone that came out for this event. We both had a great time and are looking forward to the next one on June 1st.

    May 14, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Cant wait, hope to find another that needs a partner !

    May 7, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi there, I am looking for carpool for that Sun, anyone interested?
    Just moved to Canada and don't have a car yet.

    May 3, 2013

    • Nathan B.

      Hey hey I'm interested in joining this carpool if possible! I can drive or chip for gas :)

      May 7, 2013

    • Laura K.

      That would be great!! I'm planning on picking up Maki from Eau Claire area around 0640. Where abouts are you? Feel free to text me as well! =)

      May 7, 2013

  • Mikey

    For those who havent noticed already. A waiting list HAS been started.

    April 27, 2013

  • Walid H.

    Hey Mikey, I would definitely like to attend one of your upcoming refresher sessions. Would like to add my name to the one on May 12 if and for some reason there is a cancelation. Even Last Minute....Cheers

    April 24, 2013

  • Mikey

    Sorry about the delay. I will be putting on a few more of these courses to get the push on for the coming rock Season.

    Also I will be doing a few Intro to Rock Courses this summer also!

    Mikey Stevenson

    April 24, 2013

  • Jen

    If there is a waitlist, I would like to join in also

    April 24, 2013

  • Maya

    Hey Mikey, is there a waiting list available in case someone cancels, I'd love to join you if a spot opens up.

    April 24, 2013

  • yolanda

    Hi Mickey,
    Hope you can offer this course again. I could use a refresher on setting up anchors. :(

    April 22, 2013

  • Hung D.

    Hey Mikey,

    Is there any more space available. I have time to come.

    April 21, 2013

  • Mikey

    Just a Reminder

    This is NOT an Intro to Outdoor Rock Climbing Course.

    It will be a fast paced day, we will expect everyone to have some experience with outdoor sport climbing systems. Thank you everyone for there interest

    Mikey Stevenson

    April 20, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Looking fwd to the event!

    April 19, 2013

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