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Introduction to Technical Canyoneering - Utah
Are you enjoying the great summer weather in Western Washington? Extend your summer with an awe-inspiring trip to southern Utah's magnificent canyon country. October weather is warm and sunny with temperatures in the mid-70's. You will have the opportunity to explore some of North America’s most spectacular and awe-inspiring technical canyons with names such as Leprechaun, Hogwarts Canyon, Bluejohn, The Chamber of Secrets and Mindbender? Looking to have fun in the canyons, learn essential safety skills, and experience the unique camaraderie and power of the “team”? This course will provide you a well-rounded base of technical canyoneering and canyon leadership skills that are essential for achieving these goals. The Three-Day Technical Canyoneering Course is the premier introductory course designed to give you the confidence you need to pursue the exciting sport of technical canyoneering. The course includes beginning and intermediate level techniques, trip planning, problem solving, hazard recognition and avoidance and team building. Completion of this course will provide you the skills you need to pursue canyons up to a Class 3B Rating and how to travel safely in a variety of wilderness environments. Unlike many courses which are taught at climbing walls, this course is taught in actual technical slot canyons. Matter of fact, the areas we teach in have some of the best technical slot canyons on the planet. We believe there is no substitute for learning canyoneering in actual canyons. We're confident that once you see our incredible outdoor, wilderness classroom, you too will agree. Mornings are spent in an outdoor classroom setting learning the skill set for that day. Each afternoon is spent applying your newly learned skills out on the rocks and in the canyons. Specific Skills You will learn Include: Canyoneering gear. (Selection, use and care) Navigation and route finding Canyon Rating System Knots and Hitches Hazard Recognition and Avoidance Critical Thinking Techniques Climbing Techniques Partner Assist Techniques Using and setting natural and fixed anchors Natural Anchor Construction Techniques Rappelling and Belaying Techniques Ascending Fixed Lines Handlines and Tethers Pothole Escape Techniques Group Problem Solving Self-Rescue Techniques RSVP’s To register, please add yourself to the RSVP "yes" list and submit payment through the following link: Earlybird registration is $395 per person excluding tax if you register before August 30th. Registration cost is $455 per person starting September 1st. Use Promo Code "Adventure50" at checkout to receive the Earlybird discount. Note: RSVP’s will be added on a first come, first serve basis once payment is received. Once payment is received, we will forward additional information, (suggested gear, registration form, etc.) to you. Note: This course will be taught from a central canyoneering basecamp in the Dirty Devil/Robber’s Roost Wilderness that is accessible by vehicle. Whats included: Cost includes instruction, course handouts, and all team canyoneering equipment, i.e. ropes, webbing, and rigging. Recommended gear that you should bring includes harness, helmet, rappel device, several locking carabiners, and appropriate footwear and clothing. If you do not have your own gear let us know and we can provide rental helmets, harnesses and hardware for you to use. What's not included: Cost for the course does not include lodging, meals, transportation, personal equipment, and gratuities (tips) for instructors and guides. Please contact Christopher at [masked] with any questions.

Dirty Devil/Robbers Roost Wilderness

Canyon Country USA · Hanksville, UT

Respond by: 10/3/2018

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    PACIFIC NORTHWEST CANYONEERING is a community resource for canyoneers, rock climbers, backpackers, hikers, kayakers, and anyone else who enjoys exploring the natural wonders of the beautiful Pacific Northwest. This group welcomes people of all ages and skill levels. Our goal is to be a source for members to meet new people, learn, teach, and be part of a fun, safe active, and supportive community. We encourage members to take an active roll in suggesting meet ups. We will be posting occasional social events as well so everyone will have a chance to get to know each other. Welcome, and enjoy!

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