Course Events

  • In house curriculum (morning)
    • Planning and Canyoneering Logistics
    • Basic Knots
    • Personal Setup
    • Anchor Building and Assessment (Evaluating)
    • Rope Management
    • Descent Techniques
    • Basic Self Rescue Skills
    • Gear Requirements
  • Descending and rappelling practice
  • Ascending paractice
  • Downclimbing rock faces and chimneys
  • Discussion of risk assessment and decision making
  • Discussion of appropriate canyons

GEAR REQUIREMENTS

  • TECHNICAL GEAR required for the trip will be provided.
  • PERSONAL GEAR you must bring:
    • FOOTWEAR (running shoes are sufficient). We supply footwear if there is a chance of getting wet.
    • HIKING CLOTHING (nylon shorts, pants & shirts) they dry fast and do not wick warmth away from the body like cotton.
    • FOOD AND WATER (snack foods, lunch & at least 100oz of H2O/person)
    • SUNSCREEN
    • SUN HAT
    • SMALL DAY PACK

WHAT TO EXPECT IN THE MORNING

  • Please park your vehicle behind our shop.
  • Bring all of the above personal items into the shop with you.
  • Your guide will explain outfitting and how to pack your gear.

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