Lecture: Climbing Self-Rescue Classroom Session 1

Lecture: Climbing Self Rescue

Lecture: Climbing Self-Rescue Classroom Session 1 - Mountaineers Kitsap Program Center

The classroom portion of Self Rescue II. We will build Purcell Prusiks for each student climber (mid length foot prusik) and practice load releasing hitches and rescue hitches as well as walk thru rescue techniques in preparation for the field trips.

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  • Easy

6:30PM at the Kitsap Program Center,  1550 Rocky Point Road NW, Bremerton WA 98312

Build Purcell Prusiks for each student.

Practice rescue knots and hitches.

Demonstrate raise and lower systems including knot pass on raise and lower.

Demonstrate evacuation techniques - tragsitz and rope litter.

Work on building blocks for scenarios - rescue of fallen lead climber and fallen second.



Mountaineers Kitsap Program Center

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Climbing harness, helmet, comfortable shoes.

6-8 locking carabiners

6-8 non-lockiing carabiners

4-6 alpine draws


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