Advanced skills for rock climbing

June 28th 2014


Description:

Improve your systems for multipitch climbing

This two days training of hard skills will cover methods and
systems
to become self reliant and perform
improvised
self-rescue skills using basic equipment.

This training is ideal for climbing partners wanting to improve
their
knowledge and skills on safety and efficiency.

Topics
– Advanced placement protections and belay stations
– Extended belays
– Station management and improving efficiency
– Managing three and four people in one team
– Ascending and lowering systems
– Self-rescue systems on multi-pitch routes (counterbalance
system)

Prerequisites
– Lead climbing on placed protections for at least one
season
– Building anchors on placed protections
– Knowledge on how to install a rappel
– Knots: clove hitch, munter hitch, figure eight, prussik,
fisherman,
butterfly, etc.

Cost
$50. Please make payment on the first day of the training.
The cost covers the use of the Vancouver section’s gear.

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