American Alpine Club Seeks Climbers to join the 2013 International Climbers’ Meet
18 Apr 2013
Climbing in Yosemite (Photo: American Alpine Club)
From the American Alpine Club:
The American Alpine Club is hosting its annual International Climbers’ Meet (ICM) and extending an invitation to all UIAA members to participate in this annual event to be held the week of Oct 7 - October 12, 2013 in Yosemite Valley.
Experience with placement and removal of protection, multi-pitch rope management, at least two years of technical rock climbing, and the ability to follow sustained 5-8 granite is mandatory.
The goal is to host a diverse group of climbing abilities from a multitude of countries. American Alpine Club members from the USA will be participating again this year.
The fee is $450 USD per person. Participants provide their own transportation to Sacramento, California airport.
Your fee includes:
Pick up Sacramento airport October 6 by 6:00 PM local time, drop off at Sacramento airport October 13 by 11:00 AM local time.
Transportation in Yosemite Valley
Six nights and days camping at secluded Yellow Pines camp ground
Three catered meals per day
Five days of climbing in spectacular Yosemite Valley
One day of a stewardship project for Yosemite Valley National Park
Nightly campfire for storytelling, socializing, and general carousing
Partner with other participants or experienced host climbers
Last year’s meet was a rousing success. Participants enjoyed climbing everything from all day long routes to challenging short climbs. We hosted climbers of all abilities from more than eight different countries. Accounts of the day’s adventures were shared every evening over dinner, beers, and the glowing campfire.
Come join the fun in the premier American climbing area of Yosemite Valley.
You can read an account of the 2012 meet here. An international grade comparision chart can be found here.
Deadline for applications is 16 June 2013.
Submit attached application electronically via e-mail to email@example.com
Questions? Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information go to: http://www.americanalpineclub.org/p/internationalclimbersmeet