§1 SML - You will be tested by a written exam and a performance evaluation.
a ACC - You will be tested by a written exam and a performance evaluation.
TRANSITION: Are there any questions over the purpose, learning objectives, how the class will be taught, or how you will be evaluated? Before a climb can start we need a belay.
B (5 Min) THE BELAY. Where a belayer chooses to establish his belay is an important consideration. It is possible that the belayer may sit or stand for hours on end so a position of comfort should be chosen. There are two basic stances, sitting and standing. Normally sitting is used on the top anchor and standing on the bottom.
TRANSITION: Now that we have talked a little about the belay, let's now look at some dangers to avoid when party climbing.
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