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Self Rescue Level 2

Self Rescue Level 2

Gain the roped rescue skills you need to climb, canyon and abseil responsibly in a multi-pitch environment.

Over two days you will learn the essentials of rescuing others in the vertical world.  Building on the fundamentals covered in Self Rescue Level 1, you will learn to set up and manage a top belay and use hauling systems to rescue a person below.  You will practice a range of rescues, including efficiently leaving the belay to assist.

Pre-requisites

Upcoming Course Dates

  • Monday November 6 & Tuesday November 7, 2017
  • Saturday November 18 & Sunday November 19, 2017

Scheduled courses run for a minimum of two people. This course also runs on demand on weekdays (2 or more participants) and weekends/public holidays (3 or more participants).

2 Days $480 per person incl GST

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This course gives you the skills and knowledge you need to:

  •   Plan a belay to facilitate rescue
  •   Belay and lower a climber or canyoner from above
  •   Apply principles of mechanical advantage to rescue scenarios
  •   Make wise decisions in an outdoor cliff environment
  •   Efficiently respond to a non-routine situation in a multi-pitch environment
Course Outline

What’s provided:

  • Free download of full course notes
  • Printout of key concepts for note-taking during the course
  • Pre-course chat with your instructor
  • All personal climbing equipment*
  • Climbing hardware (ropes, draws, cams, wires, hexes and lots more)
  • Course completion certificate (by request)

If required:

  • Rain jacket
  • Thermals and fleeces

What you need:

  • Transport to the crag. Locations vary, but most courses are within a 20 minute drive from Blackheath, Blue Mountains. Transport options are available on request
  • Lunch (unless specifically listed)

* We encourage you to bring your own climbing shoes, harness and any other climbing equipment you have.  If you don’t have anything, no worries, we can fit you out from scratch.

When you book we will send you more information about where and when we meet and what to bring.

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