Rock rescue course

Rock Rescue Skills

Course Details

Rock climbing has inherent hazards such as falling, rockfall and errors in route-finding. Mishaps do happen when venturing out onto the big rock routes.

CanRock Mountain Guides Rope Rescue course involves techniques and skills used commonly by ACMG/IFMGA Climbing Guides and we have extensive background in how to teach these techniques.

SKILL LEVEL

This program is for intermediate to advanced level climbers.

LOCATION

This course will take place at a venue in beautiful Banff National Park or surrounding areas around the equally stunning scenery of Canmore, Alberta.

DURATION

This is a 2 day course that takes place typically on a weekend with a 4:1 ratio with an ACMG Mountain Guide with over 18 years of guiding and instructional experience.

Course Costs

Group Size
Day Rate
Price Per Person

4

$175

$350

*Please add 5% sales tax to the above amounts. *Additional expenses such as food, gear rental, park fees, transportation or accommodation not included. 4:1 Student to ACMG Instructor Ratio

rock rescue course

Course Dates

June 14-15, 2019

Course Information

Rope Rescue Skills is an advanced level course for climbers.

Objectives:

  • Learn how to tie off the belay and get hands free to make a call for help if necessary.
  • Learn how to transfer the load off of yourself onto an anchor point.
  • Lowering techniques using one rope or tying 2 ropes together to facilitate a longer lower in an emergency.
  • Raising a partner up to your anchor or to provide you with the tools to climb up to them.
  • Descending techniques using rescue or tandem rappels.
  • Learn how to construct a block and tackle which facilitates a changeover from raise to lower or vice versa.

By the end of this course you will gain confidence knowing that will be able to deal with a variety of scenarios that can happen when you are high up and committed on a multi-pitch rock or alpine route.

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