The Mentor Movement
Teaching the skills towards becoming an Educated and Responsible Outdoor Recreationalist
Teaching the foundational skills of climbing to set one up for the adventures to come.
Top rope and lead belay
General movement on rock, climbing 5.8 comfortably on Top Rope
Ability to carry 30 lb pack for over a mile
Stoke to learn skills to become self-sufficient in the sport of climbing
4 guided days out with AMGA certified guide
4 nights of camping accommodations
Group and personal climbing gear
May 13th-15th : Forming Meaningful Belaytionships
May 27th-29th : Becoming a Leader
Trip Planning: Starting from how to read a guidebook and Mountain Project, to planning out where your adventures will take you.
Anchor Building: How to build a variety of anchors and assess security and redundancy
Rappelling and Lowering: ethics around both techniques, skills to tackle both, all while understanding how to make the decision of which technique is best suited for which situation one may find themselves in.
Lead Climbing: Learn the foundational skills to understand what it takes to set up a climb.
Weekend 1: Forming Meaningful Belaytionships
Location: Alabama Hills
Route finding, reading a guide book, planning out your trip
Learn how to build and asses a variety of Anchors
Develop the skills, while understanding the ethics and difference of Lowering and Rappelling off a route (how to clean a route)
Put all of your new skills to work! Repetition is key when learning new tools!
Weekend 2: Becoming a Leader
Tying all of the skills from the previous two weekends together
Allowing space to practice skills and solidify confidence in education
Opportunities to Mock Lead while diving deeper into the ‘How-To’s of setting up routes to facilitate your own day out to climb
New camp spot each month
Check out two different camping spots close to the climbing destinations of each weekend out!
New climbing area to explore each outing
Building foundational skills
Prices:: $650 for 2 weekends out. Must commit to both scheduled weekend of the program.