Rock Climbing for Newbies

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  • Date
    Thursday, 16 May, 2019
  • Time
    From 07:00 pm to 08:00 pm EDT
  • Organizer
    MEC Barrie
  • Price
    Free
  • Address
    MEC Barrie
    61 Bryne Dr
    Barrie, ON

This clinic will introduce members to the fundamentals of the sport of climbing.

By the end of the session, participants will:

  • Be familiar with the various disciplines of climbing -whether Indoors or Outdoors- and the basic terminology, gear, and physicality required for each.
  • Understand the following concepts/techniques/gear:
  • Different types of climbing
  • How to get started
  • Shoes, & Harnesses
  • Ropes
  • Climbing gear
  • Receive recommendations for local climbing gyms and crags
  • Be familiar with other climbing resources available at MEC.

If you have any questions, please contact Lynda Day or call the store at 705-792-4675.