The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Course: Rock Climbing Super Course - Fri, Jun 14 2019

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PRE-REGISTRATION MAY BE REQUIRED. Please review the event details carefully, and if registration is required and you'd like to join us, you must sign up at the bottom of this page. Non-member guests must contact the leader (see Notes below) to register. If payment is required for this event, you will be expected to send your payment to the Event Leader - payable to the Alpine Club of Canada, Vancouver Section.

The Basics:
Event Type:Training
Event Location:Squamish Smoke Bluffs
Date(s) & Time:Fri, Jun 14 2019  9:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Jun 14 2019 5:00:00 PM
Event Duration:4 Days
Difficulty Rating:D2: Moderate
Event Leader(s): Daniel O'Keefe
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Member Cost:$559.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, 18 & Older Only
Attendee Screening: Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Number Registered So Far: 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)


The Rock Climbing Super Course is a 4-day in-depth program in all aspects of rock climbing. This comprehensive course is a must to kick-start your rock climbing career. Designed for outdoor climbers who want the skills and knowledge to take their climbing to the next level. Top-rope, lead, sport, trad, multi-pitch: after this course, you will be able to climb it all.

Please use the following link to book online and use promo code ACC20 to receive a 20% discount for ACC members. m/courses/rock-climbing-super-course- squamish/

Full payment is required in advance of the course and a confirmation email will be sent to each participant using the email supplied when booking. Please provide your ACC member number when booking for verification.

Required Items to Bring:
We highly recommend using your own gear so you can get comfortable with it under the guide’s instruction. Group climbing equipment (ropes, etc.) will be brought by your instructor.
  • Rock shoes
  • Harness
  • Helmet
  • Chalk bag
  • Belay device (eg. Petzl Reverso or Black Diamond ATC Guide)
  • 4 locking carabiners
  • 120 cm sling
  • Single trad rack (variety of cams & nuts)
  • 6 extendable alpine draws (60 cm slings + 2 non-locking carabiners for each sling)
  • Nut tool
  • 1.5 m cordelette (7mm)
  • 5.0 m cordelette (7mm)
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Be prepared for both hot or cold days and rain. There are rain protected climbing venues. Dress according to the weather forecast.
  • Climbing pants or sweatpants
  • T-shirt
  • Mid layer fleece
  • Rain jacket
  • Puffy or warm jacket
  • Warm hat
  • Thin gloves for belaying
  • Sunglasses and sunscreen
  • Sturdy hiking shoes or boots
  • Backpack large enough to carry personal and group gear.
  • Lunch, snacks, and water

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Meet in the Smoke Bluffs car park on Loggers Lane at 08:15 for an 08:30 start

- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.

Cost & Payment:
Member Cost:$559.00/Person
Non-Member Cost:$699.00/Person
Make a Payment:Although there is a cost for this event, you do not pay through the ACC VA. Please review the event details carefully for information about how/where to make your payment.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Etiquette Guidelines!
Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!
*Note: Courses Cancellation Policy 3+ Day Programs: 30 days cancellation notice will result in a 100% forfeit of tuition, Outside of 30 days: $75 penalty to reschedule or full refund. If conditions force us to cancel a course or trip we will do all we can to accommodate you at another date. If this isn’t possible we will offer a full refund. We reserve the right to decline rescheduling dates based on availability. Late Arrival Policy Guests arriving more than 15 minutes late for an activity forfeit 100% of the tour price. Courses leave promptly; it is recommended to arrive 15 minutes early to sort out gear and sign waivers.

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