SRT Standards Test

In Gym Orientation and Single Rope Technique (SRT) Competency Standards Test
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In the orientation you will be become familiar with the Outdoor Centre Climbing Wall, potential hazards and the Outdoor Centre Climbing Wall Safety Code.

You will be asked to fill out a waiver; This is a legal document - it is your responsibility to read and understand everything in it and by signing you are giving up certain rights, including the right to sue. It will outline some of the risk and hazards of climbing, if you have any questions about this waiver, please bring to your lawyer for counseling before signing.

To pass the SRT Test you must successfully demonstrate your ability to;
Put a harness on
Set up your equipment properly
Set up & lock off a bobbin-style descender
Ascend a fixed rope
Switch from Ascending to Descending
Switch from Descending to Ascending
Down-climb using ascenders
Actively demonstrate safety checks

There is no teaching or instruction provided in this test; It is pass or Fail. If an Outdoor Centre staff member has reason to believe you received any instruction less than 24 hours prior to taking this exam they have the right to refuse administering the test.

For more information or a specific breakdown of required equipment or skills tested email Nick at Climb@ucalgary.ca

Youth under 14
Must have a parent or legal guardian fill out a Youth Consent Form. Youth under the age of 14 must be directly supervised at all times by a responsible adult with a current SRT card and orientation.

Youth 14-18
Must have a parent or legal guardian fill out a Youth Consent Form. Youth 14-18 are permitted to climb unsupervised after successfully completing a In Gym Orientation and SRT Test in the presence of their parent or legal guardian.

Current Offerings

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Past Offerings

SRT Standards Test - Oct 2018-March 2019
W19OCLO200
Oct 26, 2018 - Apr 16, 2019
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SRT Standards Test - April 2019-March 2019
S18OCLO200
Apr 10, 2018 - Apr 10, 2018
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6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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SRT Standards Test - Sep 2017-March 2018
W18OCLO200
Oct 10, 2017 - Mar 6, 2018
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SRT Standards Test - Apr-Aug 2017
S17OCLO200
Apr 19, 2017 - May 25, 2017
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5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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SRT Standards Test - Sep 2016 - March 2017
W17OCLO200
Sep 27, 2016 - Dec 31, 2016
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5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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