Skills Practice

Field trip: Small Party Rescue

Skills Practice - Cougar Mountain Crag

Learn and practice that skills that will be used in Small Party Rescue

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  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 0.1 mi

Cougar Crag pull out 0800. Parking will be very tight. Expect to go until 1600

Be prepared to practice in all weather conditions. Bring layers, rain jackets, multiple gloves, thermos's, stoves, sit pads, etc. 

Summary of Skills students should be proficient in by the end of the day

  • Full releasable belay escape
  • Building Main and Belay Stations
  • Building a block and tackle
  • Building a guide prusik and sling
  • Building a high directional
  • Lowering on a main and belay system
  • Converting to raise and raising a main and belay system

Cougar Mountain Crag

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Harness
  • Helmet
  • 2 hero loops
  • Two 25 foot cordalettes
  • One 30 foot 1" webbing
  • 2 large pear carabiners
  • 4 locking carabiners
  • 4 non locking carabiners
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