Did you know that the most common accident in climbing occurs while on rappel? Descending a rope safely is an essential skill for every climber. This clinic will cover typical rappelling complications and their solutions. You will learn how to safely secure yourself to an anchor system, good communication between you and your partner, rappel extensions, techniques to create redundancy in your system and methods for tossing and stacking ropes.
-Experienced AMGA Climbing Instructor
-Climbing harness (fully featured, padded & sized)
-Rock climbing shoes
-Belay device & locking carabiner
-Additional personal climbing gear as needed (e.g. cord set, quick draws, traditional protection, etc.)
-Group climbing equipment (e.g. rope, anchor materials, etc.)
-Group emergency supplies (e.g. first aid kit)
-Transportation to/from meeting and/or field site
-Personal clothing items & approach footwear
-Food snacks and water
(HALF DAY CLINIC)
SALT LAKE CITY, UT*
$40.00 PER PARTICIPANT**
Payments for this course are subject to our standard policies. Please visit our Policies webpage for more information: http://www.mountained.com/policies/
*Clinic will meet at a University of Utah parking lot near the Bonneville Shore Line Trail and then transfer to the climbing site.
**Price requires 4 participant minimum enrollment.