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ACA Intro to Canyoneering @ REI SLC
February 4, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pmFree
YOU MUST GO TO THIS LINK TO SIGN UP!!! https://www.rei.com/events/95346/canyoneering-basics/269490
This is a free event, open to all ACA-Canyoneering meetup group members and the general public.
OBJECTIVE: Provide students with the basic personal canyoneering skills needed to descend easy canyons as team members with competent leaders and mentors. If you are seeking more complete training, please consider participating in a course offered by an ACA certified instructor/guide (http://www.canyoneering.net)
Skills introduced will include:
• Canyon Rating System
• Logistics and Safety
• Canyon Beta
• Leave No Trace Ethics
• Rope and Equipment Care
• Basic Knots
• Intro to Anchors and Rigging
• Whistle and Hand Signals
• Climbing, Spotting, Belaying and Handlines
• Rappelling, Belaying, and Self-Rescue
• No +1 RSVPs. If you know someone who would like to attend, please have them join the ACA meetup group and sign up using their own account.
Skills covered are the minimum you should have before entering a canyon with anyone.