Free Intro to Ice Climbing, Bangor

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Free Intro to Ice Climbing, Bangor

February 13 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Free

Join us in downtown Bangor to learn about ice climbing on Wednesday February 13th from 1-5pm for free! No experience is required!

We will go over equipment information and introduce how ice climbing and belaying work then get right to climbing. We encourage all participants to not only climb but to learn to belay as well.  We utilize redundant belay systems that provide security even if a new belayer makes a mistake while learning.  We will choose climbing routes that will be fun and challenging!

What you need:  Ample Psych, Warm hat, jacket(s), gloves, thermos / warm drink & snacks.  We will review waivers with you upon meeting.

Meeting Time: 1:00pm-5:00pm

Meeting Location: When leaving downtown Bangor head northwest on Harlow St / Valley Ave passing the Library on your right. Shortly after crossing the bridge over the Kenduskeag there is a pullout / parking area on the right, meet here.  We will outfit you with climbing boots, a harness, and a helmet. If you have a day pack to use bring it to keep your parka and extra layers dry when not using them.

Accreditation: Acadia Mountain Guides Climbing School is proud to accredited by both the Professional Climbing Instructors’ Association and the American Mountain Guides Association. PCIA accreditation assures you that all of our guide staff have been trained and evaluated by a third party organization. We carefully choose staff who are highly experienced climbers and who have training and certification through the Professional Climbing Instructors’ Association and the American Mountain Guides Association. Each guide is a patient teacher and fun to hang out with! Simply put we believe you deserve not only a fun and memorable day, but a professional experience with the highest regard for your learning and safety.

To Register: call 207 866 7562

Details

Date:
February 13
Time:
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Acadia Mountain Guides
Phone:
207 866 7562
Website:
http://www.acadiamountainguides.com/

Other

Is Registration Is Required
Yes
Who to Contact w/Questions About This Event
climb@acadiamountainguides.com / 207 866 7562
Equipment:
Equipment Provided
Difficulty Level:
Moderate
Dogs:
No Dogs Please
Accessibility:
Not Wheelchair Accessible
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