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Regional Events

AMGA Regional Event
Boulder, CO
Thursday, September 20, 2018

Registration will be open at the end of July.

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Photo by Pete Keane

Join us for exclusive member clinics led by AMGA Instructor Team members; take this opportunity to meet, network and socialize with other active AMGA members in your community! Spots are limited so register today.

With support from Arc’teryx, this one-day event will feature a variety of clinic topics including: Raises and Rope Ascension Techniques, Maximizing Transitions Up and Down and Common Problems in the Single Pitch Realm.

Clinic spots are SOLD OUT
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Clinic Details

screen-shot-2018-04-02-at-10-04-15-amLearn simple ways to maximize Raises and Rope Ascension Techniques with Chris Simmons

Work on mastering mechanical advantage and advanced rope techniques. In this clinic, participants will dive deeper into understanding mechanical advantage and how to count and build multiple raising systems. Additionally, you’ll learn some simple and effective ways to ascend a fixed rope.
Clinic Location: Smith Rock
Meeting Location:  Meet at the main pay station kisok/ Smith Rock State Park
Meet Time AM Clinic: 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Meet Time PM Clinic: 1:00 PM- 3:30 PM

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screen-shot-2018-04-02-at-10-09-03-amCommon Problems Encountered in the Single Pitch Realm with Mick Pearson

Longtime SPI Provider Mick Pearson will look outside of the normal SPI curriculum and provide additional tools to solve everyday guide challenges in the single pitch environment.
Clinic Location: Smith Rock
Meeting Location:  Meet at the main pay station kiosk/ Smith Rock State Park
Meet Time AM Clinic:
9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Meet Time PM Clinic: 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

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screen-shot-2018-04-02-at-10-14-16-amMaximizing Transitions Up and Down with Pete Keane

Station management and transitions are key components of guiding. Learn fun and simple strategies to help streamline your rope work for improved efficiency.
Clinic Location: Smith Rock
Meeting Location: Meet at the main pay station kiosk/ Smith Rock State Park
Meet Time AM Clinic:
9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Meet Time PM Clinic: 1:00 PM– 3:30 PM


Evening Program

Time: 6:00 – 9:00 PM

Location: Wild Ride Brewing: 332 SW 5th Street. Redmond, OR 977556

What: Dinner and Round Table Discussion

$10 Suggested Donation at the Door

In partnership with Arc’teryx, the evening will begin with a presentation by AMGA Technical Director, Dale Remsberg and Operations Director, Jane Soucy on some of the AMGA’s current initiatives. Following the presentation there will be an opportunity for members to raise questions regarding opportunities and challenges facing the AMGA and its membership. The focus will be driven by those attending; however, potential topics may include permits and access, Scope of Practice, and the new Ice Instructor certification that launched in 2018.

*Food and non-alcoholic drink is included with your registration. Beer is available for purchase from the brewery.

Please brainstorm any questions you may want to ask at the round table and submit them here – we will also have a box to drop your questions in at the brewery!

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Other Important Details

Can’t remember what clinics you signed up for? Check your schedule by logging in to your sched.com account.

During your first clinic you will be asked to sign an AMGA Assumption of Risk, you can review it here. Please read it carefully and let us know if you have any questions.

Breakfast and lunch are NOT provided – in addition to the above gear lists, please be sure to bring adequate food, water and clothing to be outdoors all day.

This is a rain or shine event!

We look forward to seeing you on Thursday May 17, 2018!

Still have questions? Email AMGA

 

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