rock climb - self rescue 101 - May 15, 2012

This will be an approximate 6 week course on basic self rescue skills. The format will be teaching each other, with various participants taking charge of skills concepts to be presented to the group for open discussion & hands on training. Pre-requisite skill will include proficiency in belaying & rappelling as a minimum. The course will be taught on Tuesday evenings from 6 until 8 PM. The locations will move for different lessons, terrain needs & crowd control. You must have a harness, belay device & several locking carabineers. Additionally a six to ten foot section of climbing rope for knot tying practice & several feet of 6 - 8 mm accessory cord for tying prussic's are required. A helmet is strongly recommended The first meeting will be Tuesday May 15th, 6PM at the entrance to Storm Mt Picnic Area. RSVP's are not necessary but you should respond to the organizer in case we have to move due to weather. Concepts taught will be from the following text in order of preference. Self-Rescue: How to Rock Climb Series by David J. Fasulo (Jan 1, 1997) Real cheap, used on Amazon Self-Rescue, 2nd Edition(How To Climb Series) by David Fasulo and Mike Clelland (Jun 1, 2011) Climbing Self Rescue: Improvising Solutions for Serious Situations (Mountaineers Outdoor Expert) by Andy Tyson and Molly Loomis (May 1, 2006)

Organizer:Fred Schubert
Date:Tue May 15 2012
Meeting Place:Storm Mountain Picnic Area Entrance
Meeting Time:6:00 pm