All of our clinics are led by qualified ACMG female rock guides. Our goal is to provide instruction, tips and techniques in small groups in a non-judgmental and positive environment.  Whether you are a beginner or a more experienced climber looking to take your rock climbing to the next level, you will find a clinic here for you! The festival and climbing clinics are open to any female identifying persons including non-binary and trans.

Registration Opens March 1st, 2022.

Saturday July 9th

Sunday July 10th

Advanced Trad Climbing

Saturday

July 9th

6:1 Ratio

Take your traditional climbing to the next level with this clinic designed for women with previous trad climbing experience. Improve your crack technique with tips from an experienced guide, while also further improving your skills at leading while placing gear, and building/cleaning gear anchors.


Level: Experience with lead belaying, previous trad climbing experience, able to lead minimum 5.8 trad.

Gym to the Crag: Intro to Outdoor                                                     Climbing 

Saturday

July 9th

6:1 Ratio

This clinic is designed for women with indoor climbing experience looking to make the transition to Outdoor Top Rope Climbing. Learn how to  safely build Top Rope Anchors, proper techniques to clean bolted anchors, and Rappel all while experiencing and learning how to climb on rock.


Level: Top rope belaying and able to climb 5.8 in the gym. 

Intro to Sport Climbing

Saturday

July 9th

6:1 Ratio

This clinic is for women with indoor climbing experience looking to make the transition to outdoor sport climbing. Learn how to properly place quick draws on bolts, safely build bolted anchors, and proper techniques to clean bolted anchors, all while experiencing and learning how to climb on rock.


Level: Top rope belaying, able to climb 5.8 in the gym. 

Advanced Lead Climbing
Mental 
Strategies

Saturday

July 9th

6:1 Ratio

This clinic is for the climber who wants to up her lead climbing skills. Spend the day focusing on the mental game through creating a flow practice and finding your comfort zone being on the sharp end. Learn strategies for leading and develop a practice for falling. 


Level: Comfortable leading 5.8 trad or sport.

Crevass Resuce - Dryland

Saturday

July 9th

6:1 Ratio

Do you ski tour in the winter? Venture into the alpine in the summer? In this clinic we'll cover dryland techniques for crevasse rescue. 

 

Level: Open to all levels, review and update your skills or get a head start on your mountaineering training!

Photography Clinic with Laura Szanto!

Saturday 

July 9th

&

Sunday July 10th

2 Day Clinic

6 spots 

This clinic focuses on how to set-up and shoot from a fixed line. It is geared toward people who are already comfortable with using their camera, but want to start taking top down shots of rock climbing.

 

A 2 day intensive clinic where we'll go over equipment, set-up, safety, efficiency, gear management, and nuances of shooting photos from a fixed line.

@lauraszanto

Introduction to Trad Climbing

Sunday

July 10

6:1 Ratio

Learn the basics of traditional climbing! This includes gear placements, cleaning gear, anchor building, lead strategies, and the basics of crack climbing technique.

 

Level: Must have experience top rope belaying, sport or gym leading an asset.

 

 

Sport Climbing: Break Through to the Next                                     Level 

Sunday

July 10

6:1 Ratio

Looking to take it to the next level of sport climbing? This clinic is perfect for the sport climber looking to break through to the next grade. Learn tips and techniques from a professional athlete to effectively approach your project, including how to work moves, resting positions, and mental strategies to prepare for the send!

 

Level: Must have experience lead belaying and lead 5.10- sport climbs outdoors. 

Crack Climbing Techniques

Sunday

July 10

6:1 Ratio

Whether you're brand new to outdoor climbing or trying to up your crack game this clinic is for you.  Tour some classic Squamish cracks from itty bitty finger cracks to yawning offwidths and chimneys. Each size crack has it's own unique technique to learn and play with. 

Level: Top rope belaying, able to climb 5.8 in the gym. 

Rock Rescue

Sunday

July 10

6:1 Ratio

The mountains can be a volatile environment and help isn’t always right around the corner. Be prepared for the worst case scenario. Learn techniques and strategies for how to get you and your partner out of even the stickiest situation. Covers haul and lowering systems, escape the belay, ascending a rope, rappelling with an injured partner, and more. 

 

Level: Some knowledge of traditional/multipitch climbing an asset.

 Bouldering - Paradise Valley 

Sunday 

July 10

6:1

A day of Bouldering in the paradise valley. The location up the valley is in beautiful rain forest featuring flat landings and world class Granite. Learn about powerful climbing techniques with friends on these classic problems.

Level: Open to all levels, indoor & outdoor bouldering an asset.

Photography Clinic with Irene Yee

(Lady Lock Off)

Sunday

July 10

6 spots 

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