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Advanced Canyoneering Course May22th - May 24th

  • May 22, 2014 · 6:00 PM
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Ropes and Rocks'  Advanced Canyoneering Course 5/22 - 5/24


Parker Simper (ACGA Certified Guide)

Contact: [masked]

E-mail: [masked]

Course Description:

This course is designed to provide students with the skills needed to jump to the next level and become competent and safe in all classes of canyons. The training builds upon the skills and techniques learned in Technical Canyoneering and includes instruction on ascending, pothole escapes, Swift water techniques, advanced rope work and anchors, and the beginning of Canyon Rescue. The practical experience that you gain during this course will give you the confidence and knowledge to deal with virtually any canyon situation.

Course Prerequisites:

Technical Canyoneering Course or Instructor Permission

Price:   $275.00   Click on link below

Deposit:  $100.oo  within 3 days of RSVP to hold your spot in the course

Skills and topics Covered: 

-Advanced knots, bends & hitches

-Advanced Rigging, guided rappels, rebelays,

-Ascending with mechanical and improvised ascenders

-Multi-Pitch Rappels

-Knot passing

-Alternative and Retrievable Anchors

-Placing Bolts and Pitons safely and securely

-Simple Lowering  Systems

-Mechanical advantage basics

-Belay Systems and Rescue Systems

-Pothole escapes

-Group Dynamics and Leadership

Gear requirements:

Basic Personal gear is required for this course: Harness, helmet, rappel device, safety tether, multiple locking carabiners, multiple slings. Other Gear is available upon request. Please wear sturdy shoes (nothing opened toed). Ropes will be provided by the instructor.

Please come prepared to have fun and get on in there! Day one will be in our outdoor classroom and on our various training walls. On day two, a small hike to the scenario walls.  Dress for the weather. We will be in the open the whole second day , so pack a lunch and bring plenty of water.

Additional details will be sent to participants upon receipt of course deposit. Group size is limited. It is set to a first registered, first served basis.  Sorry, space can not be held for anyone who hasn't completed the registration process:  1st- RSVP, 2nd- Pay course deposit, 3rd- get ready to feed your canyoneering addiction! 

If the Courses on our meetup don't suit your schedule or goals, you may consider private instruction. Our Courses are also available on a private basis and can be customized to match your objectives and abilities.

Please contact us with any questions or comments:  [masked]

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  • Steven P.

    Thanks to both Parker and Brandon for an incredible course. I learned an amazing amount of valuable new skills that will take my canyoneering to a new level. Also, thanks to everyone else for making this so much fun. We had a great group!

    May 25, 2014

  • Rusty S.

    Check out the "More" drop down menu above and checkout the "Files" page for files on Mechanical Advantages and Knots. Thanks for a fun time everyone!

    May 24, 2014

  • Bill I.

    Parker and Brandon showed us lots of good rope tricks and how and when to use them. It was very useful to work through multiple scenarios involving rope problems and learn how they could be solved. The group was friendly and helpful and I look forward to canyoneering with all of them in future. Thank you, Parker, for being an outstanding instructor in this field. Please sign me up for your next class!

    May 24, 2014

  • Steven P.

    Hi Parker, will you be holding our course at Lone Mountain Discovery park on all days or will we be traveling Friday or Saturday (particularly interested in Saturday)? Thanks allot.

    1 · May 5, 2014

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