Canyon Rescue Workshop

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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

  • belay systems

  • 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.


Custom Training 

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.   

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