The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Rock Climbing in Smith Rock, OR, USA - Thu, Apr 17 2014

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The Basics:
Event Type:Rock Climbing
Event Location:Smith Rock State Park, Oregon, USA
Date(s) & Time:Thu, Apr 17 2014  4:00 PM
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Apr 11 2014 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:5- 6 Days
Difficulty Rating:D2: Moderate
Event Leader(s): Jill Kennedy
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, 18 & Older Only
Attendee Screening: Attendees are Pre-Screened - Trip Leader will review your background and may contact you before accepting you on the trip.
Number Registered So Far: 4 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

So my skiing season has pretty much been a write-off...I'm thinking about climbing season instead! :-) I'm flexible on the dates for this trip; basically I just want to get out climbing and would like to stay more than a few days. Depending on how long we're there, I thought we could mountain bike, hike, or trail run on days off. This is in the desert, so there is a good chance the conditions will be dry. It's fairly warm in the sun, but it cools down quite a bit in the shade and at night. There can be some flexibility built into when people come and go. The campground near the climbs even has a hot shower. Participants must have experience climbing and be able to look after themselves. This trip requires that people know how to belay and preferably how to clean an anchor and rappel. We need a good balance of people who know how to lead climb, lead belay, and have gear as well. Final group composition will depend on all of these factors. If I haven't climbed with you before, please send me an email letting me know your experience, ability, and what gear you have. For everyone interested, let me know what days around this time could work for you. If you have any questions, just let me know. Yay climbing! More info about the park:

Required Items to Bring:
Passport, harness, rock shoes, belay device and helmet. If you have your own rope and/or draws, bring 'em too!
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Stick clip, camping stuff, food, hiking stuff, camera, sunscreen, etc.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Directions & carpooling - will be organized closer to the event.

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Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!

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