AMGA Single Pitch Instructor Assessment
Description: The 2 day SPI Assessment takes place at a single pitch climbing area where there are a selection traditional lead routes. The assessment will examine all aspects of institutional single pitch climbing that the Single Pitch Instructor may encounter. Day one will look at climbing movement and all aspects of technical systems from anchoring to assistance skills and general climbing competence. On day two the examiner may arrange for volunteer novice clients (non-paying) for the candidates to instruct in a group setting. Prerequisites include: Successful completion of the SPI Course, trad lead climbed 40 rock climbing routes with a grade 5.6 or higher, comfort leading 5.6 trad climbs (this will be assessed), comfortable climbing 5.8 on top rope.
Skills you'll learn:
- Successfully Complete Climbing Instruction in the categories below: Risk Management
- Client Care
- Technical System
- Terrain Assessment
- Movement Skills
- Mountain Sense
- Instructional Technique
Required Legal Form:
This course requires the participant to read and sign a liability release form before participating. Please see "Required Legal Form" for the session you are registering for. You will need to print, sign and bring the form to your class.
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AMGA Single Pitch Instructor Assessment Information
AMGA SINGLE PITCH INSTRUCTOR ASSESSMENT
- Class Details
- Gear List
AMGA Single Pitch Instructor Assessment Gear List
Gear to bring to class:
- Energy Snacks
- Hydration Compatible Day Pack - 1000-2000 cubic inches with 70-100 oz water bladder
- Hiking Boots
- Water Bottle
- Sun Protection - Lip balm, sunscreen, wide-brim hats, etc.
- Climbing Shoes
- Belay Device
- Rain Gear - Waterproof/resistant jacket, pants and hat.
- Climbing Helmet
- Lunch & Snacks
- Climbing Harness
- Warm Jacket - Down or Synthetic.
Gear provided by REI: