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  • Weekend with a Pro: Will Gadd Climbing Clinics

    October 6, 2014   |   By: High Point Climbing

    Saturday, November 15

    Alpine Climbing Skills & Competency Clinic

    9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

    Crag TBD

    $60-AAC Members; $75 Non-AAC Members

     

    Will Gadd brings a lifetime of expertise and experience to this “Alpine Climbing Skills & Competency” clinic. In partnership with High Point Climbing School & Guide Service, this clinic gives climbers the opportunity to get outside and build upon their alpine climbing and competency skills. The clinic will cover tips and tricks for getting up and down alpine climbs, ranging in scope from understanding rock-fall to alpine speed tactics. This clinic will be tailored to attendees, and participants should have a basic knowledge of traditional climbing gear and some knowledge of snow and ice travel prior to registration.

     

    Sunday, November 16

    Lead Climbing Skills & Competency Clinic

    9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

    Crag TBD

    $60-AAC Members; $75 Non-AAC Members

     

    On Sunday, Gadd will again bestow his vast knowledge and expertise on climbers participating in AAC’s full-day“Lead Climbing Skills & Competency” clinic. The clinic – hosted in partnership with High Point Climbing School & Guide Service– gives experienced climbers the opportunity to sharpen their lead climbing skills and test their competency at the crag. The clinic will cover how to lead harder and safer, as well as pointers for training, effective tactics, and the psychology of leading safely and enjoyably.  Participants should have an understanding of leading at a 5.8 level.

    AAC members receive $15 off clinics.  Click here to access discount code.  Use discount code at checkout.

     

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