Climbing Rescue Sessions - reschedule - Thursday, May 09, 2019

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The Basics:
Event Type: Social 
Event Location: shaganappi park (corner of 25a street and 14 ave SW) 
Date(s) & Time:   Thursday, May 09, 2019 06:00 PM  
Registration Cut Off:   Thursday, May 09, 2019 04:30 PM  
Event Duration: 3 hours 
Difficulty Rating:   D1 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):    

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members & Guests, All Ages Welcome  
Attendee Screening:   Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Maximum Group Size: 10
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 0
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   4 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   Yes

Skill Session fundays number 2!! Lets get brushed up on rope management and rescue skills. I will have a few accident scenarios for the more experienced along with a review of fundamental rope rescue techniques applicable for all types of climbing to get us kicked off (this session will be focused on techniques to move within a rope system after you have escaped belay). Beginners welcome of course. :) A few minutes of research pre meeting will make you most effective but not necessary. (Escaping belays, hauling techniques, extended rappels, rope ascension are some things you can google). FYI, unfortunately there is no bathroom at the park.
Required Items to Bring:
Bring everything you need to practice! You will need locking and non locking biners, harnesses, belay device, personal anchor, prussic, anchor, and a few draws. If you don't have all of these things, I'll have some for you. I will also have different types of prussic cords if you need one or want to try other types.

Recommended Items to Bring:
warm clothes, fluids and a snack optional! it is outside and can get chilly sometimes when standing around. A weighted pack or something that would work as an injuried climber would be a bonus.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:   date might change depending on the weather  

Note that this is a peer to peer sharing session only and is NOT a course. It is also open to the public and participation numbers maybe larger than what is listed in this event. AGENDA is as follows: April: Escaping Belay/Anchors May: Getting to the climber(rope ascension/rappel) June: Moving a Climber (hauling, two person raps, lowering) July: Scenario 1 (Decision Making pre and post incident/respond) Aug: TBA - (Rope efficiency/Multi pitch techniques?)

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Registration for this event closed on Thursday, May 09, 2019 at 04:30 PM.