Climbing 101

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  • Date
    Friday, 19 July, 2019
  • Time
    From 05:30 pm to 06:30 pm EDT
  • Organizer
    MEC Toronto
  • Price
    Free
  • Address
    MEC Toronto
    300 Queen Street West
    Toronto, ON

In this clinic you will learn about gear, safety and crag etiquette for outdoor bouldering, top rope and lead climbing. Join climber and #mecstaffer Matt M. as he takes you through the basics, including:

Gear

Belay devices

ATC

Safety

First Aid

Being prepared

Types of climbing

  • Top rope
  • Lead climbing
  • Bouldering
  • Trad

Hardware

  • Locking and non locking carabineers
  • Quickdraws

Hazards

  • Research before leaving
  • Loose Rock

Etiquette

  • Park permits
  • Leave no trace mentality
  • Access issues

This clinic is not instructional and does not involve actual climbing. This clinic is designed to provide more information about the activity and is open to all.

Please register at the link below. This clinic will take place on the second floor of our store in the Basecamp area. 

Questions? Please contact us at 416-340-2667