Basic Canyon Rescue - Group C

Field trip: Waterfall Canyoning Course

Basic Canyon Rescue - Group C - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Learn techniques that can assist a struggling or injured teammate

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  • Moderate

Student arrival: 8:00am

Instructor arrival: 7:00am

  • Learn simple ways to assist a stuck rappeller
  • Learn to rig guided rappels to avoid a hazard or to move an injured teammate through a canyon
  • Learn emergency rope cutting technique to release a rappeller and safely lower them to the bottom of the pitch

Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

All personal canyoning gear (*no wetsuits required): harness/hardware, helmet, canyon shoes if needed for ascending.

Personal items: lunch/snacks, water, sunscreen, water bottle, and appropriate clothing for warm weather. We will be in the sun most of the day.

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