• ACA Skills Practice Session - SLC

    Ledgemere Picnic Area

    This will be an open practice session without a specific agenda to work on any skills that the participants would like to practice. We can get a group consensus on the skills that we would like to practice. Topics can include an item from the ACA Skills checklists such as passing a knot, rigging and anchors, rappelling, self-rescue, knots or other topics that the group chooses. The Checklists can be found here: https://www.canyoneering.net/resources/ So bring your rope and lets work on our skills. This is not a practice session for people who have not rappelled before. This is a FREE event, open to all ACA-Canyoneering Utah Facebook group Members. Things to Note: • We will be practicing at height! Skills will be practiced with weighted ropes. • We will be outside; dress appropriately for anticipated weather - closed toe shoes, sunglasses, hat, sunscreen, windbreaker/jacket, and whatever else you may need to stay comfortable for the day. • Bring snacks, water, etc. Bring a portable chair/cushion to sit on. Come prepared to take notes (pen, notebook, camera). • This event will be cancelled if there is inclement weather. • Do not come to this practice session if you do not want to be responsible for your own safety and well being. You are solely responsible for your own safety and well-being. • By signing up for and/or attending this Meetup event, you acknowledge, understand, accept, and agree that: Canyoneering and other outdoor activities can be dangerous and can cause serious bodily injury and possibly death; The organizers of this meetup and current and former members cannot be held responsible or liable in any way for the actions of any participant - including you - at any event; You release and forever discharge the organizers jointly and severally from any actions, causes of actions, claims, damage, loss including death or injury which may be sustained from participating in this Meetup event. • All attendees are participating at this event at their own risk and are solely responsible for any damage to their property, and/or any injury or loss in whatever form to themselves or their guests. • By signing up for and/or attending this Meetup event, you affirm that you understand this disclaimer and release, and that you knowingly and voluntarily agree not to bring any type of claim including a lawsuit or other action arising out of or related to this Meetup event against the organizers of this Meetup group.

  • ACA Rigging - Guided Rappel Workshop - SLC

    Ledgemere Picnic Area

    This is a FREE workshop, open to all ACA-Canyoneering Meetup group and Facebook members. Participation in this workshop is continually at the discretion of the instructor(s). It is up to each participant to fairly and accurately assess their existing skills to determine whether the material to be learned and practiced is appropriate for their abilities. OBJECTIVE: Provide students with the necessary rigging skills to set up a guided rappel in order to assist team members descending easy canyons as with competent leaders and mentors. If you are seeking more complete training, please consider participating in a course offered by an ACA certified instructor/guide. Rigging Guided Rappel skills introduced will include: • General Safety • Pros/Cons of Guided Rappels • Sequencing and Process of setting up a Guided Rappel • Anchors considerations & setup • Equipment/gear considerations • Top Rope Belay Required items to bring to class: • Harness • Climbing Helmet • Rappel Device (Totem, ATS, Pirana, CRITR2, SQWUREL) or similar device preferred. No ATCs or similar tube-type device or Figure 8s. • 3-4 Locking Screw-Gate Carabiners (HMS, pear-shape preferred) • 2-20 feet Tubular Webbing • 10 feet 6mm or 7mm Cord for Knot Practice • 1-Quick link • Rope/Rope protection if you can bring it. • Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about purchasing equipment Things to note: • We will be practicing at height! Skills will be practiced with weighted ropes. We will be outside, so dress appropriately for anticipated weather (closed toe shoes, sunglasses, hat, sunscreen, windbreaker/jacket, and whatever else you may need to stay comfortable). • Bring snacks, water, etc. Bring a portable chair/cushion to sit on. Come prepared to take notes (pen, notebook, camera). • No +1 RSVPs. If you know someone who would like to attend, please have them join the ACA meetup group and sign up using their own account. • This event will be cancelled if there is inclement weather. • By signing up for and/or attending this Meetup event, you acknowledge, understand, accept, and agree that: Canyoneering and other outdoor activities can be dangerous and can cause serious bodily injury and possibly death; The organizers of this meetup and current and former members cannot be held responsible or liable in any way for the actions of any participant - including you - at any event; You release and forever discharge the organizers jointly and severally from any actions, causes of actions, claims, damage, loss including death or injury which may be sustained from participating in this Meetup event. • All attendees are participating at this event at their own risk and are solely responsible for any damage to their property, and/or any injury or loss in whatever form to themselves or their guests. • By signing up for and/or attending this Meetup event, you affirm that you understand this disclaimer and release, and that you knowingly and voluntarily agree not to bring any type of claim including a lawsuit or other action arising out of or related to this Meetup event against the organizers of this Meetup group.

  • ACA Skills Practice Session - SLC

    Ledgemere Picnic Area

    This will be an open practice session without a specific agenda to work on any skills that the participants would like to practice. We can get a group consensus on the skills that we would like to practice. Topics can include an item from the ACA Skills checklists such as passing a knot, rigging and anchors, rappelling, self-rescue, knots or other topics that the group chooses. The Checklists can be found here: https://www.canyoneering.net/resources/ So bring your rope and lets work on our skills. This is not a practice session for people who have not rappelled before. This is a FREE event, open to all ACA-Canyoneering Utah Facebook group Members. Things to Note: • We will be practicing at height! Skills will be practiced with weighted ropes. • We will be outside; dress appropriately for anticipated weather - closed toe shoes, sunglasses, hat, sunscreen, windbreaker/jacket, and whatever else you may need to stay comfortable for the day. • Bring snacks, water, etc. Bring a portable chair/cushion to sit on. Come prepared to take notes (pen, notebook, camera). • This event will be cancelled if there is inclement weather. • Do not come to this practice session if you do not want to be responsible for your own safety and well being. You are solely responsible for your own safety and well-being. • By signing up for and/or attending this Meetup event, you acknowledge, understand, accept, and agree that: Canyoneering and other outdoor activities can be dangerous and can cause serious bodily injury and possibly death; The organizers of this meetup and current and former members cannot be held responsible or liable in any way for the actions of any participant - including you - at any event; You release and forever discharge the organizers jointly and severally from any actions, causes of actions, claims, damage, loss including death or injury which may be sustained from participating in this Meetup event. • All attendees are participating at this event at their own risk and are solely responsible for any damage to their property, and/or any injury or loss in whatever form to themselves or their guests. • By signing up for and/or attending this Meetup event, you affirm that you understand this disclaimer and release, and that you knowingly and voluntarily agree not to bring any type of claim including a lawsuit or other action arising out of or related to this Meetup event against the organizers of this Meetup group.

  • ACA Canyon Leader I Assessment - SLC

    Ledgemere Picnic Area

    ***Please take note: the starting time is 5:00 PM on Friday. (Friday from 5pm until 9pm and then Saturday from 8AM until we finish ~4pm.) To become a Canyon Leader I in the ACA you must pass the Canyon Leader I assessment. Your skills, training, etc can be from any place or any classes you have taken. Bottom line is you need to pass the ACA assessment. It is a comprehensive assessment of the ACA skills checklists 1-3 (Core, Aspirant, CL1). TAKE NOTE! - the skill checklists have been updated so make sure you have the current one which is located here: ACA Checklists (https://www.canyoneering.net/resources/) There will be a written exam in addition to assessing your skills. THIS IS NOT A WORKSHOP, meaning you should have a good understanding and know how to apply your skills already. You have some time to prepare and if you have questions or need clarification, please contact the assessment host. There is no cost for the CL1 assessment. • By signing up for and/or attending this Meetup event, you acknowledge, understand, accept, and agree that: Canyoneering and other outdoor activities can be dangerous and can cause serious bodily injury and possibly death; The organizers of this meetup and current and former members cannot be held responsible or liable in any way for the actions of any participant - including you - at any event; You release and forever discharge the organizers jointly and severally from any actions, causes of actions, claims, damage, loss including death or injury which may be sustained from participating in this Meetup event. • All attendees are participating at this event at their own risk and are solely responsible for any damage to their property, and/or any injury or loss in whatever form to themselves or their guests. • By signing up for and/or attending this Meetup event, you affirm that you understand this disclaimer and release, and that you knowingly and voluntarily agree not to bring any type of claim including a lawsuit or other action arising out of or related to this Meetup event against the organizers of this Meetup group.

  • ACA Canyon Leader 2 Assessment - Escalante, UT

    Excursions of Escalante

    To become a Canyon Leader 2 in the ACA you must pass the Canyon Leader 2 assessment. Your skills, training, etc can be from any place or any classes you have taken. Bottom line is you need to pass the ACA assessment. It is a comprehensive assessment of the ACA skills checklists 1-4 (Core, Aspirant, CL1, CL2) and in canyon assessement. TAKE NOTE! - the skill checklists have been updated so make sure you have the current one which is located here: ACA Checklists (https://www.canyoneering.net/resources/) There will be a written exam in addition to assessing your skills. THIS IS NOT A WORKSHOP, meaning you should have a good understanding and know how to apply your skills already. You have some time to prepare and if you have questions or need clarification, please contact the assessment host. There is no cost for the CL2 assessment. • By signing up for and/or attending this Meetup event, you acknowledge, understand, accept, and agree that: Canyoneering and other outdoor activities can be dangerous and can cause serious bodily injury and possibly death; The organizers of this meetup and current and former members cannot be held responsible or liable in any way for the actions of any participant - including you - at any event; You release and forever discharge the organizers jointly and severally from any actions, causes of actions, claims, damage, loss including death or injury which may be sustained from participating in this Meetup event. • All attendees are participating at this event at their own risk and are solely responsible for any damage to their property, and/or any injury or loss in whatever form to themselves or their guests. • By signing up for and/or attending this Meetup event, you affirm that you understand this disclaimer and release, and that you knowingly and voluntarily agree not to bring any type of claim including a lawsuit or other action arising out of or related to this Meetup event against the organizers of this Meetup group.

  • ACA Skills Practice Session - SLC

    Ledgemere Picnic Area

    This will be an open practice session without a specific agenda to work on any skills that the participants would like to practice. We can get a group consensus on the skills that we would like to practice. Topics can include an item from the ACA Skills checklists such as passing a knot, rigging and anchors, rappelling, self-rescue, knots or other topics that the group chooses. The Checklists can be found here: https://www.canyoneering.net/resources/ So bring your rope and lets work on our skills. This is not a practice session for people who have not rappelled before. This is a FREE event, open to all ACA-Canyoneering Utah Facebook group Members. Things to Note: • We will be practicing at height! Skills will be practiced with weighted ropes. • We will be outside; dress appropriately for anticipated weather - closed toe shoes, sunglasses, hat, sunscreen, windbreaker/jacket, and whatever else you may need to stay comfortable for the day. • Bring snacks, water, etc. Bring a portable chair/cushion to sit on. Come prepared to take notes (pen, notebook, camera). • This event will be cancelled if there is inclement weather. • Do not come to this practice session if you do not want to be responsible for your own safety and well being. You are solely responsible for your own safety and well-being. • By signing up for and/or attending this Meetup event, you acknowledge, understand, accept, and agree that: Canyoneering and other outdoor activities can be dangerous and can cause serious bodily injury and possibly death; The organizers of this meetup and current and former members cannot be held responsible or liable in any way for the actions of any participant - including you - at any event; You release and forever discharge the organizers jointly and severally from any actions, causes of actions, claims, damage, loss including death or injury which may be sustained from participating in this Meetup event. • All attendees are participating at this event at their own risk and are solely responsible for any damage to their property, and/or any injury or loss in whatever form to themselves or their guests. • By signing up for and/or attending this Meetup event, you affirm that you understand this disclaimer and release, and that you knowingly and voluntarily agree not to bring any type of claim including a lawsuit or other action arising out of or related to this Meetup event against the organizers of this Meetup group.

  • 1 Day Pothole Workshop - EoE

    Excursions of Escalante

    $195.00

    YOU MUST GO TO THIS LINK TO SIGN UP!!! https://www.meetup.com/Excursions-of-Escalante/events/259845592/ PLEASE read DETAILS BELOW! Your spot is not guaranteed until payment is received. Please read details below. **Please submit payment via credit card by calling us at[masked] Keeper Pothole Workshop - Small Group & Big Day! For many canyoneers, the ultimate in canyon obstacles is the Keeper Pothole. Whether wet or dry, deep and or wide, these bizarre sandstone features have thwarted many canyon adventures. Join Excursions of Escalante for an introduction to potholes and begin learning the skill sets required to master these human traps. Escalante is blessed with canyon “keepers” of nearly every shape, size and challenge imaginable. This allows participants to spend the entire day experiencing (not simulating) the true variety of pothole “problems” that exist in the wild. We have an 8 Student Maximum to ensure that students get the most focused and safest training possible. ***You MUST HAVE solid rope skills and be a confident swimmer to participate in this course! NO EXCEPTIONS. The day begins at 7:30AM and end around 3:30pm-4:30pm. Students should plan to be with us for a minimum of 8 hours. Prerequisites: Completion of Technical Canyoneering Course or equivalent experience. This course is not geared for beginner canyoneers. Please inquire if additional information if needed. $195 Per Person. Includes lunch, coffee/tea in the morning & ice cream in the afternoon. 5 person minimum to conduct workshop. Tax not included. Please contact Amie at[masked] or email [masked] with any questions. Your payment is non-refundable, unless you cancel 21 days (45 days for overnight trips and courses) prior to your trip date. In that case, you would receive a full refund. ***Deposits and full payments of cancelled trips may not be credited towards future trips. ***A Credit Card fee of 5% will be deducted from ALL refunds involving credit cards. ***We recommend purchasing trip insurance. The weather in Escalante can change quickly whether before the trip or during it. We expect that you come prepared with rain jacket/gear. Cancellation due to bad weather is determined day of the trip. All guests must be present at time of determination. If we determine that the weather would make the trip unsafe, and therefore cancel, you will receive a full refund. **Please note that the location of ANY trip is subject to change based upon the current weather (precipitation, temperature etc.) and group. Safety First. Excursions of Escalante accepts Visa, or MasterCard. Please CALL to submit payment via credit card over the phone: 1.800.U.EXPLOR or[masked] (We DO NOT use PayPal for Course Payments)

  • Pothole Fest - EoE

    Excursions of Escalante

    $55.00

    YOU MUST GO TO THIS LINK TO SIGN UP!!! https://www.meetup.com/Excursions-of-Escalante/events/259845789/ SAVE THE DATE! Pothole Fest - Details Coming Soon! RSVP's opening Soon!

  • Fall 2019 Guide, Leader, Aspirant Rendezvous (GLAR)

    Kolob Reservoir

    $40.00

    Fall 2019 Guide, Leader, Aspirant, Rendezvous held at Kolob General Store and Kolob Community Center, Kolob, UT. This event is open to all ACA Certified Guides, Leaders 1 & 2, & Aspirants only. See the schedule for certification events at a location near you if needed. Registration will open closer to the event with details.

  • ACA Aspirant Skills Assessment Practice Session - Zion

    Kolob General Store

    This is a FREE event, open to all ACA-MeetUp group members. This will be a Aspirant practice session for those attending the Aspirant Assessment. We can get a group consensus on the skills that we would like to practice. Topics can include an item from the ACA Skills checklists such as passing a knot, rigging and anchors, rappelling, self-rescue, knots or other topics that the group chooses. The Checklists can be found here: https://www.canyoneering.net/resources/ So bring your rope and lets work on our skills. This is not a practice session for people who have not rappelled before. Things to Note: • We will be practicing at height! Skills will be practiced with weighted ropes. • We will be outside; dress appropriately for anticipated weather - closed toe shoes, sunglasses, hat, sunscreen, windbreaker/jacket, and whatever else you may need to stay comfortable for the day. • Bring snacks, water, etc. Bring a portable chair/cushion to sit on. Come prepared to take notes (pen, notebook, camera). • This event will be cancelled if there is inclement weather. • Do not come to this practice session if you do not want to be responsible for your own safety and well being. You are solely responsible for your own safety and well-being. • By signing up for and/or attending this Meetup event, you acknowledge, understand, accept, and agree that: Canyoneering and other outdoor activities can be dangerous and can cause serious bodily injury and possibly death; The organizers of this meetup and current and former members cannot be held responsible or liable in any way for the actions of any participant - including you - at any event; You release and forever discharge the organizers jointly and severally from any actions, causes of actions, claims, damage, loss including death or injury which may be sustained from participating in this Meetup event. • All attendees are participating at this event at their own risk and are solely responsible for any damage to their property, and/or any injury or loss in whatever form to themselves or their guests. • By signing up for and/or attending this Meetup event, you affirm that you understand this disclaimer and release, and that you knowingly and voluntarily agree not to bring any type of claim including a lawsuit or other action arising out of or related to this Meetup event against the organizers of this Meetup group.