rock climbing 101 - workshop - May 23, 2015

The WMC offers COVID conscious opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. Participants of all in-person events should bring and wear face coverings, expect social distancing, and changes to our usual practices. To support contact tracing and hands-free signing of the WMC Liability Waiver, online registration is required for all in person WMC events.
This is a beginners workshop on the fundamentals of rock climbing plus equipment use & selection If you have always wanted to experience climbing, are rusty & just want a refresher or just improve your fundamental skills this is your chance. This is also a great opportunity to meet other interested beginner climbers to learn with We will cover gear & techniques including proper belay, top roping & climbing with a focus on safety. All are welcome but if you plan to actually climb you will need a harness as a minimum.(REI in Salt Lake may rent harness & shoes) Helmets are mandatory for anyone attending, even if you will not be climbing. There is a $10.00 workshop fee, the workshop will last from 3-4 hours depending on how much climbing we plan on doing. Experienced climbers who wish to share their expertise are welcome to come & help

Organizer:Kathleen Waller
Date:Sat May 23 2015
Meeting Place:Across from Storm Mountain Picnic Area - BCC
Meeting Time:9:00 am