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Gym to Crag Clinic at Buzzard Rock

Day clinic intended for gym climbers looking to become more comfortable and competent transitioning to the crag. We will have 2-4 instructors working with a max of 12 participants with a focus on climbing outdoors. Topics we will cover include equipment, proper packing, trail and wall ethics, toprope setup and anchoring, belay techniques, objective and subject hazards, and having an awesome time!

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT: climbing harness, climbing shoes, pack, belay device and locking carabiner, water, lunch (x2). Optional equipment: 48 inch nylon sling, cordellete, quickdraws, and a personal anchoring system.

Post clinic will grab an early dinner and beers at a local brewery.  Location TBD. 

Additional event details will be provided to participants.

Free to AAC Members! 

Earlier Event: July 11
Charlotte Chapter Gear Swap
Later Event: September 6
AAC Chicago Chapter HBFC Meet-Up