TECHNICAL SELF RESCUE FOR CLIMBING
This course will teach you fundamental technical skills to tackle a wide range of improvised rescue systems. Taught by AMGA Certified Rock Guides.
Locations we offer this course
Washington (Exit 38 or Index)
El Potrero Chico, Mexico
Private Course Availability: April - September 2024
Don't see a date in a location you are looking for? Reach out to us about setting up a private course on your preferred date.
Must have experience climbing multi pitch climbs.
Group Course Cost
Please note we will have to charge private course rates if only 1 person signs up.
Private Course Cost
1 participant: $995
2 participants: $595 per person
3+ participants: $475 per person
See El Potrero Chico page for special rates
SKILLS YOU WILL LEARN
Review of fundamental knots and introduction to less common knots, bends and hitches
Introduction to load releasable systems; the munter mule and block-and-tackle
Simple, Compound and Complex pulley systems
Lowering systems with an ATC, Assisted Braking device and Munter Hitch
Improvised lowering with an ATC in “guide” mode
Improvised rappelling devices and techniques
Rappelling with a pull cord
Managing a stuck rope on rappel
Tandem and Counterbalance rappelling with an unconscious partner
Rope ascending techniques
Single pitch pick off techniques
Rescue mindset for climbers
Instruction from an AMGA certified Rock Guide
Use of Group Technical Equipment such as Ropes and Rack
Personal Climbing Equipment (harness, helmet, shoes, belay devices)
Lodging or Camping
Meals while on the course