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Falling/Commitment Camp - New River Gorge - August
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New River Gorge – West Virginia
Sponsored by New River Mountain Guides
Description: This 3-day camp addresses falling directly to help improve commitment. We do progressive falling practice on day one. On day two, we do movement, breathing, resting, and body/mind awareness exercises. On day three, we apply everything to a goal route. You’ll leave understanding how to take appropriate risk and how to commit to those risks.
You’ll learn:
*How to give a dynamic (cushioned) belay
*How to fall safely
*Advanced falling techniques, such as falling while committing
*Better mental awareness by learning the mind’s limitations
*Better body awareness by learning how to trust it
*To distinguish between no-fall and yes-fall zones
*To make appropriate risk decisions
*To rest efficiently
*To develop flow and momentum
*To deal with climbing stress
*To improve problem-solving skills
*Reduce fear, and more
Able to toprope 5.8 in a gym with no falls
Climb indoors/outdoors at least 1-2 times per week
At least 6 months of continuous climbing experience within the last year
Instructors: Elaina Smith & Arno Ilgner
Investment: $429
Check our “Discounts on Training” for discounts on these camps.
Space limited to 8 participants.
When/Where: August 19-21, 2011 at New River Gorge, WV
How: Call New River Mountain Guides at 800-732-5462
Please call or email us for other questions you may have.
Elaina: 800-732-5462,
Arno: 615-406-3404,

(This post was edited by arnoilgner on Jul 21, 2011, 10:05 AM)

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