Heelers: Intro to Climbing

Wednesday, Sep 23, 2020 (6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

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Leaders: Peter Matthews
Cameron McCrary
Jillian Griffis
Hazel Bastien

Event Information


Join Hoofer Mountaineering Club and other new climbers at this one-day intro to climbing webinar!

During this hour long webinar, we will introduce ourselves and the Hoofer Mountaineering Club.  New climbers will learn about top rope climbing and gain a few skills to get out climbing and get connected with others in the club. 

Overview of the webinar:

  • Types of climbing
  • Fitting and properly wearing a harness
  • A demo on tying-in and top rope belaying
  • Risk assessment and safety checks
  • More information about the club and how to join
  • What you should do next to get climbing!

We are so excited to give you a preview of our club and get you climbing!

Club members: tell your friends that are interested in climbing!

Use this link to join the webinar!  https://uwmadison.zoom.us/j/97524298596

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Trip Purpose/Goals
The purpose of this webinar is to give new climbers a basic introduction to climbing. Topics will cover types of climbing, how to put on a harness, safety checks, and a demo on how tie-in and top rope belay.


There are 5 people in this event, with 15 spots remaining.