As the last workshops were a success, Malek Taleb is coming back to Lebanon to give you more knowledge on rock climbing.

WHO IS THE TEACHER?

Malek Taleb has 18 years of climbing experience, and has worked in the climbing industry for 16 years. 
He is the Team Manager for the Canadian National Bouldering Team, and is an Executive Board Member of the Ontario Climbing Federation.
Malek owns a climbing gym in Kingston, Ontario, and is the Head Coach of the gym's Adult and Youth Competitive Teams.

He is also an outdoor climbing instructor, teaching various courses such as anchoring, sport climbing, trad climbing, and partner and self-rescue.

Malek is looking forward to sharing his knowledge and passion for climbing with members of the Lebanese climbing community.

 

PROGRAM

Sat June 17 / Anchoring Course – 6 to 8h

Sun June 18 / Basic Partner and Self Rescue – 6 to 8h

Mon June 19 / Belay Clinics (top rope) - 1.5h

Tue June 20 / Technique level 1 - 2h

Wed June 28 / Belay Clinic (lead) – 1.5h

Fri June 30 / Technique level 2 – 2h

Sat July 1 / Basic Partner and Self Rescue EXAM – 4h

Sun July 2 / Anchoring Course

 

DETAILED PROGRAM

June 17 - Anchoring

Number of participants: 6

Course duration: 6-8 hours

Cost: $170 for non-LCA members, $120 for LCA members

Participants need to have the following:

- Knowledge of proper belay techniques.

- Previous experience climbing outdoors.

- Have the following equipment at minimum:

• harness (must be in good shape and within industry standards)

• helmet (must be in good shape and CE certifies (actual climbing helmet))

• must have some kind of personal anchor (no daisy chain)

• plate device (atc)

• prussik cord (1.25-1.5m cord 6-7mm in diameter)

• 1 pear-shaped (hms) carabiner (for the belay device) and 2 D-shapen carabiner (for the Prussik and the personal anchor).

Course will cover the following:

-overview of materials used

-basic knots and hitches needed

-building 2 and 3 point anchors

-building Secure Redundant Equalized No-extension anchors

-trad anchors (if time and location permits)

-cleaning anchors

-setting up a proper rappel

 

June 18 - Basic Partner And Self Rescue

Number of participants: 6

Course duration: 6-8 hours

Cost: $170 for non-LCA members, $120 for LCA members

Participants need to have the following:

- Knowledge of proper belay techniques.

- Previous experience climbing outdoors.

- Have the following equipment at minimum:

• harness (must be in good shape and within industry standards)

• helmet (must be in good shape and CE certifies (actual climbing helmet))

• must have some kind of personal anchor (no daisy chain)

• grigri or similar device

• plate (atc)

• prussik cord (1.25-1.5m cord 6mm-7mm in diameter)

• 2m -2.5 m coredelette 7mm cord

• 6 locking carabiners

Course will cover:

• Ascending a rope

• Taking over for an injured belayer

• Ascending to an injured or stuck climber

• Rappeling with an injured climber

• Escaping a belay

• Setting up a 3-1 haul system

• Setting up a 3-1 assisted haul system

 

June 19 - Belay clinics top rope

Number of participants: 12

Course duration: 1.5 hours

Course location:

Cost: $30 for non-LCA members, $20 for LCA members

 

June 20 - Technique Level 1

Number of participants: 12

Course duration: 2 hours

Course location:

Cost: $40 for non-LCA members, $30 for LCA members

 

June 28 - Belay clinic (lead)

Number of participants: 12

Course duration: 2 hours

Course location:

Cost: $30 for non-LCA members, $20 for LCA members

Must have basic belay skills, and past climbing experience.

 

June 29 - Technique level 2

Number of participants: 12

Course duration: 2 hours

Course location:

Cost: $40 for non-LCA members, $30 for LCA members

 

July 1 - Basic Partner and Self-Rescue Exam

Number of participants: 6

Course duration: 4 hours

Course location: same location as the course

Cost: $50

Exam will cover all skills covered in course, 3 mistakes will be considered a fail.

 

July 2 - Anchoring Course

Same info as above.

 

You will receive a certification from Boiler Room Climbing Gym, educational instance in Canada.

PAYMENT AND REGISTRATION SHOULD BE DONE BEFORE JUNE 10TH.