Technical Canyoneering Course

  • June 1, 2012 · 8:00 AM
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Technical Canyoneering Course

Ropes and Rocks

 

 

Instructor:

Parker Simper (ACGA Certified Guide)

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Course Description:

Come spend two awsome days learning how to Canyoneer. Day one will be at our training walls at Lone Mountain and Day two will be in the beautiful Sheep Range! This course provides students with the skills needed to become competent and safe canyoneers. Training includes instruction and use of a variety of natural and artificial anchors, safe and efficient rigging techniques and personal on-rope skills. This course was designed for the recreational canyoneer, Beginner to Intermediate.

 

Price:  Normally $245.00

With 3 or more students in the class tuition will be $225.00

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Skills and topics Covered:  

-Canyon Rating System

-Weather and topography

-Gear Selection, Care, and Use

-Ethics and low impact canyoneering practices

-Knots and Hitches

-Rigging

-Anchors: natural, artificial, contingencies,etc.

-Down Climbing, Stemming, and Hand Lines

-Rappelling and Personal on rope skills

-Adding friction and Locking off on Rappel

-Lowering Systems

-Belay Systems

-Basic Self Rescue

-Group Dynamics

 

Gear requirements:

Personal gear is always recommended but not required for this course. 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, two small hikes to the canyon drop ins are required.  Dress for the weather. We will be in the canyons  the whole second day , so pack a lunch and bring plenty of water.

 

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