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RAWQ Level 4 – Climbing Out

Level Four: Climbing out – The pinnacle of the Rescue Progression Series, Level Four, offers participants the opportunity to integrate and apply their acquired skills in the epic environment of Pierces Pass. Engage in a multi-pitch climb under the guidance of experienced instructors, putting theory into practice. This level is the ultimate test of proficiency and readiness, providing a real-world experience that solidifies the lessons learned throughout the series.

Throughout the course you will plan for a multi-pitch climbing day, prepare essential gear, approach and route information, and develop a plan for potential retreat and emergency situations. And , finally, you will send it!


  • 2 days
  • Small group ( 4 people per instructor, maximum 4 people in the group )
  • Minimum 2 participants
  • Participants must bring climbing equipment including ropes, helmet, harness, climbing shoes, belay devices, carabiners and other hardware.
  • Meet at 8.00am in the Blue Mountains (location TBC)


  • This course is targeted to women and queer participants.
  • Participants must have attended level 1-3 of the series
  • This course is conducted in a multi pitch environment, and participants must be comfortable with exposure
  • This course is designed for outdoor climbers with personal climbing gear, confident outdoor leaders at grade 18 and competent belayers.
  • This course is suitable for most people ages 14+. If you are unsure contact us


  • Climbing safety protocols
  • Climbing ethics
  • Crag stewardship


  • All personal climbing equipment
  • Climbing hardware (ropes, draws and belay devises, slings and locking carabiners)
  • Transport to the crag. Locations vary, but most courses are within a 20 minute drive from Blackheath, Blue Mountains.
  • Clothes suitable to the weather
  • A pack to carry stuff to the crag
  • Lunch, snacks and water (min 1.5L) for the day

Let us know on booking if you need help with any of these requirements

$200 per person incl GST (This course is heavily subsidised –  the rest is funded through RAWQ and with thanks from Arcteryx)