Course Events

  • Multiple Station Rappels and Ascents
  • Marginal Anchor Construction
  • Bolt Placement
  • Contingency Anchors
  • Retrievable Anchors
  • Aid Climbing
  • Guiding Lines
  • Tracking Lines
  • Directionals
  • Raising Systems & Mechanical Advantage
  • Tensioning Systems
  • Leadership Skills
  • Risk Management

Daily Schedule

  • Day 1
    • Class room instruction (pulley systems) and review
    • Field exercises for multi-station rappelling and ascending
  • Day 2
    • Anchoring Work Shop
    • Aid Climbing-Pothole Escapes
    • Guiding Lines-Tracking Lines-Directionals
    • Tensioning Systems
  • Day 3
    • Rescue Skills
    • Raising Systems
    • Lowering Systems
    • Practical Scenarios

GEAR REQUIREMENTS

  • TECHNICAL GEAR required for the trip will be provided.
  • PERSONAL GEAR you must bring:
    • FOOTWEAR (running shoes are sufficient). We supply footwear if there is a chance of getting wet.
    • HIKING CLOTHING (nylon shorts, pants & shirts) they dry fast and do not wick warmth away from the body like cotton.
    • FOOD AND WATER (snack foods, lunch & at least 100oz of H2O/person)
    • SUNSCREEN
    • SUN HAT
    • SMALL DAY PACK

WHAT TO EXPECT IN THE MORNING

  • Please park your vehicle behind our shop.
  • Bring all of the above personal items into the shop with you.
  • Your guide will explain outfitting and how to pack your gear.

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