Training Calendar

Local Trainings

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...
Saturday, April 30, 2016
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 (contracted by the Sierra Club). While prior CPR certification is preferred, it is not required. Any current WFR students (WFR or WFR recertification class within the last 4 years) may...
Saturday, May 7, 2016
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 14, 2016
Sponsor: San Diego Chapter
Class size is limited to 15. Sign-up before 2 May by contacting Jim Jafolla at Email: SD.COL.Training@gmail.com
Sunday, May 15, 2016
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Chapter
After you've been hiking for a while and have become familiar with some of the trails, you may feel eager to share your enjoyment of the outdoors with others as a Sierra Club Outings Leader. We can give you the preparation you need for certification to lead as a qualified leader of safe, enjoyable outings. Join us for this half day training and begin your new journey with the Sierra Club.
Sunday, May 15, 2016
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Chapter
Want to get your first aid certification? Our first aid class specifically is geared towards the outdoor experience. You'll learn the basics of what to expect in day outings, hands on activities, and your need to know information to be prepared for basic situations that could come up in your day to day activities.
Saturday, June 11, 2016
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. Saturday is a practice day; Sunday is for checkoff or additional practice. Send email with contact info, navigation experience/training, any WTC, leader rating, rideshare, to Leader: Robert Myers. Assistant: Ann Shields.
Sunday, June 12, 2016
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. Saturday is a practice day; Sunday is for checkoff or additional practice. Send email with contact info, navigation experience/training, any WTC, leader rating, rideshare, to Leader: Robert Myers. Assistant: Ann Shields.
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...
Sunday, September 18, 2016
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: Ann Shields.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
M/E-R: Advanced Mountaineering Program (AMP14): 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, October 8, 2016
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
M/E-R: Advanced Mountaineering Program (AMP14): 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 8, 2016
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 15, 2016
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
M/E-R: Advanced Mountaineering Program (AMP14): 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 22, 2016
Sponsor: Angeles Ch Leadership Training
M/E-R: Advanced Mountaineering Program (AMP14): 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...
Friday, October 28, 2016
Sponsor: Florida Chapter
This is an Outing Leader/Chair only event. It will cover OLT101, re-certifications, Q&A, How to grow your outings program, leader/chair fun outing, etc. Other events and agenda TBD at a later date. The location is Rock Springs Park near Orlando. There is a group campsite reserved. Please contact Rudy Scheffer at rudy.scheffer@sierraclub.org or 727-542-6403 for information and reservation.
Saturday, November 19, 2016
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 with contact info, navigation experience/training, any WTC, leader rating, rideshare to Leader: Robert Myers. Assistant: Ann Shields.
Saturday, November 19, 2016
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.
Sunday, November 20, 2016
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 with contact info, navigation experience/training, any WTC, leader rating, rideshare to Leader: Robert Myers. Assistant: Ann Shields.
Sunday, December 11, 2016
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 with contact info, navigation experience/training, any WTC, leader rating, rideshare to Leader: Robert Myers. Assistant: Ann Shields.