RCK 2 Super Training: April 24-25 Rock Climbing Level 2 Course

  • April 24, 2014 · 10:00 AM
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THE RCK 2-3 SUPER TRAINING COURSE: This is the first 2 days of a 4 day stretch of rock climbing from the basics of lead climbing to multi-pitch mixed alpine climbing, with RCK 1 sign-off potential. For current SMC members only. Not a member yet? Join here.

RCK 2 is SMC's intermediate rock climbing training course spanning basic toproping through confident lead climbing. Students will learn how to set and assess single, multi-point, natural and artificial anchors, belay a leader and follower, effectively transition at the belay, rappell, lower, and utilize more advanced climbing techniques all outdoors on great rock over two days. The RCK 2 course is open to all members, but those with RCK 1, prior toproping or gym climbing experience will be best prepared by knowing how to tie in, belay, and basic climbing techniques and principles. We have room for 10 students. 

TO REGISTER FOR RCK 2 PLEASE GO TO THE SMC WEBSITE:

www.sierramountaineeringgroup.org/events/195/rck-2-april-24-25-rock-climbing-level-2-course

This particular date is immediately followed by RCK 3 at the same location, students are encouraged to take both, go here to register for RCK 3 April 26-27th.

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For more information or questions, please contact the listed event leaders, or Darren Shutt, Mountaineering Director at [masked], (916)[masked] or Phil Montanes, Managing Director (916)[masked]

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  • A former member
    A former member

    As always great group and instruction . Another great learning experience. Sapth it was a pleasure being your climbing partner and I look forward to climbing with you again!

    April 26, 2014

    • Sapth

      Likewise Eric. See you at Whitney.

      April 26, 2014

  • Oleg B.

    Great leader , great group - awesome time !

    April 26, 2014

  • Oleg B.

    It was good to meet you all guys ! It was a fan time :)

    April 26, 2014

  • Sapth

    Great weekend! The snow storm couldn't dampen the fun :-)

    April 25, 2014

  • Denise J.

    Another great class!!!

    April 25, 2014

  • Sapth

    Do we know if snow chains will be mandated given the chance of snow? I'll be at Roseville park-n-ride at 8.15 (I don't have a 4WD)

    April 21, 2014

    • Denise J.

      Can't say until the storm arrives, but you can ride with me. I'll be attending both classes.

      April 22, 2014

  • Sapth

    Needless to say....super excited about RCK 2 and 3!!

    April 21, 2014

  • Denise J.

    I'll be at the park-n-ride in Roseville Thursday between 8:15 and 8:30 if anyone is interested in carpooling. I can drive.

    April 21, 2014

  • Darren S.

    April 21, 2014

  • Oleg B.

    Just booked 3 nights at the lodge, can't wait!

    April 10, 2014

  • Denise J.

    Can we just sign up for one of the classes or do we have to be there for both? I'd love to take RCK 2!

    March 17, 2014

    • Darren S.

      When this opens up you will be able to take one or both.

      April 2, 2014

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