Canyon Rescue Workshop
Canyon Rescue Workshop...
Canyon Rescue Workshop varies in topic, but is typically one or more skills pulled from the Canyon Rigging & Rescue course outline. Self rescue and companion rescue, quick access to an injured or stranded patient/group from above or below, providing escape assistance and applying specialized rescue techniques in situations that do not require a litter.
We will spend the day focusing on a very particular set of skills using a hands on approach that allows each individual to practice and master the techniques presented.
Technical skills covered*
selecting and using multi-purpose gear
adapting light-weight ropes and gear for technical rescue
anchor considerations in rescue
specialized single-rope and twin-rope rigging
converting static rigging to lowering
dropped loop lift (2:1)
basic mechanical advantage haul systems
converting top rope belay to raise
guide ropes and tag lines for rappelling, lowering and raising
skate blocks for raising
ascending and transitions on fixed ropes
tandem rappels and pick-offs
balancier pick-off on tensioned rope
improvised patient carries
*The rescue workshop will pull various skills from the list above.
Typical Cost $95
Duration: 1 Day
Please check our calendar of events for a current list of scheduled training sessions.
Training can also be customized and scheduled based on your availability. Feel free to contact us any time to inquire about your desired topic and we can discuss available dates and participant minimums.