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June 18, 2022

Intro to Outdoor Rock Climbing

Apex Youth Connection • 45 Granite Street BiddefordME  04005 Organized by Apex Youth Connection $25 instant refund on this event with gift card.
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INTRODUCTION TO OUTDOOR ROCK CLIMBING $75 Description: Learn the basics of the dynamic sport of rock climbing in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. In this class you'll get an overview of basic rock climbing gear and learn how to put on a climbing harness. You'll then get individualized instruction in belaying and climbing on our 45’ natural rock. We'll also discuss the differences between indoor and outdoor climbing. Class size is kept to a minimum to allow for individualized instruction. All climbing gear provided. Intended Audience Ages 14 yrs + Participants under 18 need a legal guardian to sign release and must attend with a registered adult. Program Outcomes: • Overview of types of rock and the difference between indoor and outdoor climbing. • Overview of basic climbing equipment. • Learn how to put on a harness and climb on an indoor rock wall. • Build your confidence in your climbing skills. Rock Climbing Program Progression: • Rock Climbing Basics • Learn to Climb • Introduction to Outdoor Rock Climbing • Rock Climbing Movement / Techniques • Rock Climbing Self Rescue • Natural and Artificial Anchors Prerequisites: Ability to comply with the Essential Eligibility Criteria Duration: 6 hours Equipment: • Required • Snacks and Lunch • Water bottle/fluids • Day pack • Appropriate clothing • Optional • Energy snacks • Provided • Belay device • Climbing harness • Climbing helmet • Climbing shoes • Dynamic climbing rope • First aid kit

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Ages 14-99

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Apex Youth Connection

45 Granite Street BiddefordME  04005

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