Rock Climbing

Rock 5 - Rock Rescue

Gain the skills to successfully facilitate an improvised rock rescue.

Whether you are an experienced multi-pitch lead climber or a novice climber seconding routes, you need to know the skills required to respond to a climbing emergency. Acquire the skills to become self reliant with the abilitiy to perform an improvised self-rescue using only minimal equipment. These essential rescue systems meet the professional Association of Canadian Mountain Guide standards. If you are either a summer mountaineer or ski tourer, consider augmenting Rock Rescue with our Crevasse Rescue course.

Topics Include

  • Product knowledge
  • Proper use and care of equipment
  • Safety and hazard assessment
  • Harnesses, Knots & Rope Management
  • Anchor construction
  • Top & Ground Anchors
  • Belay systems
  • Rescue protocol
  • Communication
  • Securing an injured climber
  • Escaping a belay systems
  • Lowering systems
  • Z-pulley - raising an injured climber
  • Retreating from a route
  • Advanced rappels w/ a back-up
  • Counter-balance rappels
  • Prussiking
  • Mechanical ascenders

Rates

Cost: $185
Ratio: Min: 2 Max: 4
# of Days: 1
Duration: 8:00am - 4:30pm
Prerequisite: Yes

Basic Rock or similar rope handling experience.

Group Rates

* Custom course dates available on request.

Organize a training day with your friends and take advantage of our Group Rates.

Group Rate Discounts of 15% apply when 3 or more persons book together as a group.

* Price includes a 13 page Notebook of course material.

* Contact Us to either book your Group or to upgrade to a Private or Semi-private course.

2021 Course Dates
March
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Mar 20
April
Sat
Apr 10
May
Sat
May 15
June
Sat
Jun 12
July
Sat
Jul 10
August
Sat
Aug 28
September
Sat
Sep 11
October
Sat
Oct 23