rock climb / canyoneering-self rescue 101

This will be a 6 week workshop on basic self rescue skills. The format will include a presentation/demonstration of the skill followed an open discussion & hands on training. Pre-requisite skills 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 for the first class. A helmet is mandatory. The first meeting will be Tuesday May 7th, 6PM at the Storm Mt Picnic Area. Bring some climbing gear(a helmet) so as not to be charged for walking in. 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) There is a $20 fee for the entire course, payable the first class (If this is a hardship for anyone, please contact me). There will be an Into to climbing on Sat, May 4th. This would be a great opportunity for new or "rusty" climbers to become familiar with the basics required before taking this workshop. There is a file dump with a lot of recourses at: http://tinyurl.com/wmcknot

Level:NTD+
Organizer:Fred Schubert
Phone:801-493-5931
Date:Tue May 7 2013
Meeting Place:Storm Mountain Picnic Area Entrance
Meeting Time:6:00 pm


This activity is being organized by a Wasatch Mountain Club member.