Self rescue is a must for all climbers, regardless of the terrain you choose to play in. Whether your partner took a falling rock to the helmet, or your sport climbing buddy jumped on a 230 foot single pitch route with a 200 foot rope, you need to know how to handle any scenario that comes your way. With lots of opportunities for hands on practice, you'll walk away from this one day clinic with the confidence to rescue your partner from any situation.
While every rescue situation is slightly different, we'll cover such skills as:
This is a hands on class where you will have plenty of time to practice, ask questions, and apply skills in new ways. Instructor demonstrations coupled with hands on experience is a great way to put it all together.
Participants should be able to comfortably climb 5.8 outdoors on a top rope as well as have experience with basic climbing systems such as belaying. Previous leading experience is strongly recommended, but not required.