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Climbing Skills Checks

Friday, January 1, 2016 @ 12:00 PM (MST) - Saturday, December 31, 2016 @ 5:00 PM (MST)
Co-Ed
Breckenridge Recreation Center 880 AIRPORT RD PO Box 168 BRECKENRIDGECO  80424
Friday, January 1, 2016 @ 12:00 PM (MST) - Saturday, December 31, 2016 @ 5:00 PM (MST)
Co-Ed
Breckenridge Recreation Center 880 AIRPORT RD PO Box 168 BRECKENRIDGECO  80424

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Climbing Skills Checks

Jan 01 - Jan 01 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Co-Ed

Breckenridge Recreation Center

Meeting Dates

From Jan 01, 2016 to Dec 31, 2016

Each Monday from 01:00 PM to 07:00 PM

Each Tuesday from 01:00 PM to 07:00 PM

Each Wednesday from 01:00 PM to 07:00 PM

Each Thursday from 01:00 PM to 07:00 PM

Each Friday from 01:00 PM to 07:00 PM

About This Activity

Description

Sorry, no internet registration is available for this activity. Please visit the front desk or call 970-453-1734 for the Breckenridge Recreation Center, 970-547-9974 for the Stephen C. West Ice Arena, or 970-547-7889 for the Breckenridge Gold Run Nordic Center to register.

Bouldering Orientation (5 minutes)
All climbers desiring to use the climbing gym must first participate in a bouldering orientation. In the bouldering orientation, you complete a yearly Waiver of Liability, we inform you of the rules of the climbing gym, review safety points specific to our facility, and how our bouldering routes are marked.

Top Rope Skills Assessment (5-10 minutes)
All climbers desiring to top rope climb on their own in our gym must pass our top rope skills assessment. In this assessment you are asked to demonstrate the ability to tie a Figure-8 Follow Through and demonstrate the ability to belay another climber safely and competently. You must be able to demonstrate full proficiency at the time of assessment or you do not pass. In the event that you do not pass, you are required to wait 24 hours before retesting. No instruction is allowed or provided during the assessment.

Lead Climbing Skills Assessment (10-15 minutes)
All climbers desiring to lead climb on their own in our gym must pass our lead climbing skills assessment. In this assessment you are asked to demonstrate the following skills: ability to correctly clip a quickdraw, ability to demonstrate a backclip and explain why it's dangerous, ability to describe a Z-Clip and why it's dangerous, ability to safely and comfortably climb a moderate route on lead, ability to safely and comfortably take a leader fall, ability to safely and comfortably belay a lead climber, and ability to safely and comfortably catch a leader fall. You must be able to demonstrate full proficiency at the time of assessment or you do not pass. In the event that you do not pass, you are required to wait 24 hours before retesting. No instruction is allowed or provided during the assessment.

Based on the skills demonstrated at the time of assessment, the climbing instructor's decision is final.

Climbing Skills Checks are offered daily during regular climbing wall hours - prior reservations are encouraged. For more details, please call the Recreation Center Front Desk at (970) 453-1734.

Please complete the online Climbing Waiver prior to your session.

Age Category

Family

Location

Climbing Wall

Organizer Info

  • Breckenridge Recreation Department

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Breckenridge Recreation Center 880 AIRPORT RD PO Box 168 BRECKENRIDGECO  80424
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