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Fall 2019 Guide, Leader, Aspirant Rendezvous (GLAR)
September 5, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - September 8, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Fall 2019 Guide, Leader, Aspirant, Rendezvous held at Kolob General Store and Kolob Community Center, Kolob, UT. Join your fellow canyoneers for a weekend of technical skills workshops, in-canyon practice, and leadership training.
Check in any time after 2:00p at the Kolob General Store campsite location. Hosts will be available to direct you to the campsite area, bathooms, and other facilities.
****This event is open ONLY to ACA Certified Guides, Leaders 1 & 2, Aspirants, and those with training ACA Level 2 (or equivalent).****
If you need additional training to qualify, please see the ACA Meetup schedule for available events in your area.
All participants must arrive self-sufficient and prepared for technical skill training – no gear/equipment/PPE will be provided.
In-Canyon & Classroom Workshops Include:
Aspirant Practice & Assessment
-Open to all seeking Assessment for the ACA Aspirant Program.
Canyon Rescue: Scenario, problem(s) while rappelling.
Canyon First Aid: Scenario, sprained/fractured ankle.
Canyon Evacuation/Extraction: Scenario, patient stable and movable.
-Low Angle Extraction.
-High Angle Extraction.
Canyon Leadership: Scenario, group slow.
-Skill and Gear Sequencing.
-Cross Exposed Terrain.
-Time Saving Tips (lots!).
Map Reading: Important Fundamentals of Map Reading.
Backcountry Communication: Personal Locator Beacons.
Bring your favorite potluck dish for Saturday night!
Don’t forget to list your T-shirt size when prompted upon RSVP.
More details to follow as the event gets closer.