• Sunday, Jun 12, 2022
  • 8.30am-4.00pm
  • TBA
  • Cost: 70

Event Details

Get introduced to the sport of rock climbing in a fun and safe manner. A professional guide will teach you what you need to know.
We ask our allies to allow BIPOC members only to register for this event. Thank you! We love our allies, friends and partners. But we have very limited spots and want to give BIPOC the opportunity to try this sport.

About this Event

Transition from gym to crag or have your first climb be outdoors! The clinic will run will be lead by Claire Ellick. The day will be experiential rock climbing at an outdoor venue in the Kananaskis. No climbing experience is needed. Location may change based on weather – to be confirmed a few days before.

If you are new to climbing, or always wanted to try climbing please come join, this space is inclusive to everyone no matter your fitness level. Our hope is to foster and support our community to enjoy the natural landscape we have, while creating a community and fostering friendships.

Gear will be provided if needed or bring your own gear if you have any.

Equipment required: Harness, Helmet, Belay device, Rock Shoes.

Use of all climbing equipment is provided at no extra charge. We will send all participants an email upon registration to obtain shoe and harness sizes to get the equipment needed for everyone.

Each participant will need to bring:


Hiking boots or running shoes to walk to the climbing area

Rain jacket

Warm layers (toque, gloves/mitts, insulated jacket)

Sunglasses and sunscreen

Please bring a mask and hand sanitizer

A backpack that will fit your clothing, lunch and gear for the walk to the climbing area


1L of water

packed lunch/snacks for yourself

Other: All participants will need to sign a waiver and complete a pre-trip/course declaration of health and exposure (COVID)

Please note that you need a Kananaskis pass to access

Colour the Trails is committed to creating a welcoming space for LGBTQIA2S+ individuals. Participants and organizers will introduce ourselves using our preferred pronouns at the start of each event to ensure participants are all feeling welcome and seen. Please ensure that you use other participants’ preferred pronouns. Thank you in advance for making CTT a welcoming community!



If you are feeling any flu-like symptoms or symptoms associated to COVID-19, have had COVID-19 in the past 14 days, have been identified by Public Health as a close contact of someone with Covid-19 or have been told to isolate by Public Health before the event, please let us know and stay home.

Photo & Video Release Consent:

By purchasing a ticket you grant permission for Colour the Trails and sponsors to use any portion of the photos or videos from this event that have been taken by Colour the Trails videographers and photographers for the purpose of sharing experiences with the community and encouraging future participation in events which can include but is not limited to, print or digital versions, social media and websites without any more compensation or recognition given. Colour the Trails will not use the photographs in a manner that would exploit or cause malicious representation toward you.

Please contact [email protected] BEFORE the event if you do not want to be photographed or on video during an event.

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