Training Calendar

Local Trainings

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
M/E-R: Advanced Mountaineering Program (AMP11): Basic Safety System: First of four climbing workshops open to Sierra Club members with prior roped climbing experience. Today's indoor evening workshop of four hours reviewing ropes, harnesses, helmets and basic climbing gear will take place in Pasadena. As space is limited, priority will be given to participants who commit to all four workshops. Send email or sase, phones, Sierra Club number, resume to Leader: Dan Richter. Assistant: Patrick...
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
M/E-R: Advanced Mountaineering Program (AMP11): Belaying: Second of four climbing workshops open to Sierra Club members with prior roped climbing experience. Today, at Stoney Point in Chatsworth, focus is on belaying and principles of anchor building. As space is limited, priority will be given to participants who commit to all four workshops. Send email or sase, phones, resume to Leader: Dan Richter. Assistant: Patrick McKusky
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
I: Navigation: Warren Point Navigation Noodle: Navigation noodle at Joshua Tree National Park to satisfy the basic (I/M) level navigation requirements. Saturday for practice, skills refresher, altimeter, homework, campfire. Sunday checkout. Send email/sase, contact info, navigation experience/training, any WTC, leader rating, rideshare to Leader: Robert Myers. Assistant: Phil Wheeler
Sunday, April 26, 2015
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
I: Navigation: Warren Point Navigation Noodle: Navigation noodle at Joshua Tree National Park to satisfy the basic (I/M) level navigation requirements. Saturday for practice, skills refresher, altimeter, homework, campfire. Sunday checkout. Send email/sase, contact info, navigation experience/training, any WTC, leader rating, rideshare to Leader: Robert Myers. Assistant: Phil Wheeler
Saturday, May 2, 2015
Sponsor: Sierra Club
This is a 24-hour Wilderness First Responder Recertification course for current Wilderness First Responders (WFR) who need to recertify and refresh their skills. This class will provide three full days of review and scenarios and will be taught by Bobbie Foster, of Foster Calm -First Aid and Leadership Trainings.
Saturday, May 2, 2015
Sponsor: John Muir Chapter
This weekend event will include required beginning and advanced level trainings (Outings Leader Training 101 & 201, including Basic First Aid) for potential leaders and include additional information on handling weather, wildlife, participant dynamics, camp cooking, and more. Anyone looking to hone their wilderness skills and lead future conservation outings will benefit from this excellent, in-depth training. At a cost of $20 per person covers your participation, materials, and meals....
Saturday, May 2, 2015
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
M/E-R: Advanced Mountaineering Program (AMP11): Rappelling: Third of four climbing workshops open to Sierra Club members with prior roped climbing experience. Today, at Stoney Point in Chatsworth, focus is on rappelling. As space is limited priority will be given to participants who commit to all four workshops. Send email or sase, phones, Sierra Club number, resume to Leader: Dan Richter. Assistant: Patrick McKusky
Saturday, May 9, 2015
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
M/E-R: Advanced Mountaineering Program (AMP11): Rock climbing techniques and anchors: Fourth of four climbing workshops open to Sierra Club members with prior roped climbing experience. This weekend completes the series of AMP workshops at Joshua Tree National Park and focuses on climbing and anchors. As space is limited priority will be given to participants who commit to all four workshops. Send email or sase, phones, Sierra Club number, resume to Leader: Dan Richter. Assistant: Patrick...
Saturday, May 9, 2015
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
I: Navigation: Beginning Navigation Clinic: Spend the day one-on-one with an instructor, learning/practicing map and compass in our local mountains. Beginners to rusty old-timers welcome and practice is available at all skill levels. Not a checkout, but it will help you prepare. Many expert leaders will attend; many I-rated leaders started here in the past. 4 mi, 500' gain. Send sase, phones, rideshare info, $25 deposit, refunded at trailhead (Sierra Club) to Leader: Diane Dunbar. Co-Ldr:...
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Sponsor: Sierra Club
This fast-paced hands-on course will teach you how to confidently recognize, assess and treat common wilderness medical emergencies. You will practice your classroom skils in real-time outdoor scenarios.
Saturday, June 13, 2015
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
M/E-R: Rock: Alabama Hills Checkout, Lone Pine: M and E level rock practice and checkout for LTC leadership candidates. Practice Saturday, checkout Sunday. Restricted to Sierra Club members with technical rock climbing experience. Climbing helmets and harnesses required. Email climbing resume to Leader: Patrick McKusky. Assistant: Dan Richter.
Saturday, June 13, 2015
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
I: Navigation: Heart Bar Peak (8332'): Practice navigation for Sunday’s checkoff on this 7 mile round trip, 1400' gain hike. We will take a cross-country route to Heart Bar Pk and practice micro-navigation skills along the way. Send email (preferred) or sase, with contact info & recent conditioning to Leader: Robert Myers. Co-Leaders: Jane Simpson, Adrienne Benedict, Ann Pedreschi Shields
Sunday, June 14, 2015
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
I: Navigation: Grinnell Ridge Navigation Noodle: Navigation Noodle in San Bernardino National Forest for either checkout or practice to satisfy Basic (I/M) or Advanced (E) level navigation requirements. Send email/sase, contact info, navigation experience/training, any WTC, leader rating, rideshare, to Leader: Robert Myers. Assistant: Phil Wheeler
Sunday, August 2, 2015
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
I: Navigation: Mt. Pinos Navigation Noodle: Navigation noodle in Los Padres National Forest for either checkout or practice to satisfy Basic (I/M) or Advanced (E) level navigation requirements. Send email or sase, navigation experience/training, rideshare info, contact info, any WTC, leader rating to Leader: Robert Myers, Assitant: Phil Wheeler.
Sunday, September 20, 2015
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
I: Navigation: Grinnell Ridge Navigation Noodle: Navigation Noodle in San Bernardino National Forest for either checkout or practice to satisfy Basic (I/M) or Advanced (E) level navigation requirements. Send email/sase, contact info, navigation experience/training, any WTC, leader rating, rideshare, to Leader: Robert Myers. Assistant: Phil Wheeler
Saturday, November 14, 2015
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
I: Navigation: Indian Cove Navigation Noodle: Navigation noodle at Joshua Tree National Park to satisfy the basic (I/M) level navigation requirements. Saturday for practice, skills refresher, altimeter, homework, campfire. Sunday checkout. Send email/sase, contact info, navigation experience/training, any WTC, leader rating, rideshare to Leader: Robert Myers. Assistant: Phil Wheeler
Saturday, November 14, 2015
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
M-R: Navigation: Workshop on 3rd Class Terrain: This navigation workshop is limited to individuals participating in the Indian Cove Navigation Noodle and is intended to explore special navigation issues that arise on 3rd class terrain. Class 3 rock travel experience required. Restricted to Sierra Club members. Helmets and medical forms required/group size limited. Send email/sase, SC#, class 3 experience, conditioning, contact info to Leader: Robert Myers. Co-Leader: Jack Kieffer.
Saturday, November 14, 2015
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
M/E-R: Rock: Indian Cove Checkout, Joshua Tree National Park: M and E level rock practice and checkout for LTC leadership candidates. Practice Saturday, checkout Sunday. Restricted to Sierra Club members with technical rock climbing experience. Climbing helmets and harnesses required. Email climbing resume to Leader: Patrick McKusky. Assistant: Dan Richter.
Sunday, November 15, 2015
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
I: Navigation: Indian Cove Navigation Noodle: Navigation noodle at Joshua Tree National Park to satisfy the Basic (I/M) level navigation requirements. Saturday for practice, skills refresher, altimeter, homework, campfire. Sunday checkout. Send email/sase, contact info, navigation experience/training, any WTC, leader rating, rideshare, to Leader: Robert Myers. Assistant: Phil Wheeler
Sunday, December 6, 2015
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
I: Navigation: Warren Point Navigation Noodle: Navigation noodle at Joshua Tree National Park for either checkoff or practice to satisfy the basic (I/M) level or Advanced (E) level navigation requirements. To participate, send email/sase, contact info, navigation experience/training, any WTC, leader rating, rideshare to Leader: Robert Myers. Assistant: Phil Wheeler