Training Calendar

Local Trainings

Sunday, September 20, 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/sase, contact info, navigation experience/training, any WTC, leader rating, rideshare, to Leader: Robert Myers. Assistant: Phil Wheeler. (Location changed from Grinnell Ridge because of Lake Fire.)
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
M/E-R: Advanced Mountaineering Program (AMP12): 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...
Friday, October 2, 2015
Sponsor: Sierra Club
Take part in the first Sierra Club Outdoors National Conference at Clair Tappaan Lodge in Norden, California, near Donner Pass in the northern Sierra Nevada. Join Sierra Club leaders and experts from partner organizations to share fresh and invigorating ideas to help you better connect people to the outdoors. Topics include strategies to teach beginners, create strong partnerships in order to better local programming and build an outings program that interests your community. You'll leave...
Saturday, October 3, 2015
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
M/E-R: Advanced Mountaineering Program (AMP12): 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, October 10, 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, October 10, 2015
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
M/E-R: Advanced Mountaineering Program (AMP12): 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, October 17, 2015
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
M/E-R: Advanced Mountaineering Program (AMP12): 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, 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
Saturday, December 5, 2015
Sponsor: Boulder Valley ICO
This is a two-day, retreat-style training that will include our Outdoor Leadership 101 and 201 plus the Child Abuse Recognition and Prevention training. We will be staying at a cabin, prepare meals together, learn, and play games. A fee of $50 is assessed to help cover food, lodging, and training materials. Scholarships are available to youth leaders and those with demonstrated need.
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
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
M/E-R: Advanced Mountaineering Program (AMP13): 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 16, 2016
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
M/E-R: Advanced Mountaineering Program (AMP13): 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
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Sponsor: Sierra Club
Want to lead the trips in Sierra magazine? Then this training is for you! Grow your leadership and desert backpacking skills by leading your peers in the Galiuro Mountains above the giant saguaro cactus forests of the Sonoran Desert and among the huge Arizona cypress trees and towering Douglas firs. Spend your days honing your route finding and desert backpacking skills and your evenings discussing the joys and challenges of trip leading. Prior to the field section, develop your trip planning...
Saturday, April 23, 2016
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
M/E-R: Advanced Mountaineering Program (AMP13): 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, April 30, 2016
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
M/E-R: Advanced Mountaineering Program (AMP13): 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...
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Sponsor: Sierra Club
Want to lead the trips in Sierra magazine? Then this training is for you! Grow your leadership skills by leading your peers on the Superior Hiking Trail, hugging the ridgeline high above Lake Superior along Minnesota's North Shore - the Midwest's premier hiking trail. Our challenging day hikes are highlighted by panoramic lake views, pristine inland lakes, rivers, and waterfalls. At our comfortable lodge, we'll enjoy good food, nightly naturalist-led programs and activities and...