Self Rescue for the Recreational Climber

Rock Rescue, AMGA SPI and Chockstone

Climb smarter with more confidence and become a stronger climbing partner.  Build your bag of tricks to deal with whatever comes your way   We will look at potential weather, terrain and distressed climber scenarios and practice efficient systems and skills to assist them and consider preventative considerations for risk management and developing sound judgment.

Some of the topics of focus will include:

  • Tools and techniques:  Belay transfers/belay escapes,IMG_0476
  •  Explore the Gri Gri type belay device  as a multi-use rescue tool
  • Counter balance ascending/descending
  •  Hauling/raising systems
  • Rappel and descent considerations and rescue skills
  • Preventative practices to avoid hazards/guides tricks of the trade
  • Developing risk awareness

This course will be presented by an AMGA Certified Rock Guide



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