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Technical Canyoneering Course

April 5, 2018 @ 8:30 am - April 7, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

• What we’ll do
Technical Canyoneering Course With North Wash Outfitters

Price: $395.00 per person

Class Limit: 10 (minimum 3 students to hold course)

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Website: http://northwashoutfitters.com/technicalcanyoneering.html

Instructors: Jared Hillhouse (ACGA Certified Guide and ACA Instructor)

The Technical Canyoneering course is the premier Flagship introduction to canyoneering beginners course. It designed to give you the confidence you need to pursue your canyoneering explorations further and take it to that next level.

The course discusses beginning and intermediate techniques helping you to feel more comfortable in a canyon setting with ropes, rappelling, movement and evaluation of the canyon environment. The class prepares you to travel through canyons rated up to 3B in the technical canyon rating system. The course meets on the first day with in-class, hands-on technique discussions and theories. The Second day is on rope and rock all day practicing and refining techniques and skills. On Day Three we discuss the anchors and then access some canyons for hands on drills, practicals and assessments. The Technical Canyoneering course, will satisfy prerequisites for other Advanced and Rescue courses.

Training includes evaluation and proper use of a variety of anchors, safe and efficient rigging techniques and personal on-rope skills. This course was designed to specifically help the recreational canyoneer.

Skills and topics Covered:

-Safety and group/partner evaluation

-Canyon Rating System

-Weather and topography

-Gear Selection

-Knots

-Rigging

-Anchors

-Personal on rope skills

-Rappelling

-Ascending

-Pothole techniques

-Canyon Movements

-Much Much More!!

Gear requirements: Personal gear is recommended but not required for this course. Gear is available upon request. Please wear sturdy shoes (nothing open toed). If items are needed, please consider purchasing them through North Wash Outfitters. We offer 15% student discounts to those that are registered for our courses.

Ropes and rigging for the course work will be provided by North Wash Outfitters.

Please come prepared to get down and dirty! Dress for the weather and be prepared for it to change this time of year. We will be on rock and in canyons on the second and third days.

Meeting Location: North Wash Outfitters – Blanding – Utah

You will need to contact us to get registered: go to our website and follow the directions for registering: http://northwashoutfitters.com/technicalcanyoneering.html RSVP’s on this Meetup will be e-mailed and asked to fill out our registration form online to reserve a spot in the class for you.

We do take reservations offline also so numbers reflected here do not necessarily reflect actual numbers of registered participants.

Any further questions don’t hesitate to shoot us an e-mail.

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Details

Start:
April 5, 2018 @ 8:30 am
End:
April 7, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/American-Canyoneering-Association/

Venue

North Wash Outfitters
88 West 100 North Suite B
Blanding, UT 84511 us
Website:
http://www.northwashoutfitters.com

Organizer

American Canyoneering Association