Advanced Rock Rescue, with Sean Isaac - Sunday, Jun 06, 2021
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Rundle Rock, Banff, subject to change at Guide’s discretion
Costs: $162.50 per person (1:6 ratio) which
Course Content: A one-day course to provide more complicated concepts pertaining to improvised rope rescue techniques so in order to deal with cliff-side emergencies. Techniques to be covered include a quick review of escaping the belay, lowering and raising systems then move onto more complex systems like knot passes, block and tackle and rope ascension. There will also be scenarios to apply and practice all of the skills.
Prerequisite: Participants must have taken an Intro to Rock Rescue course in the past year or have a comprehensive understanding of tying off a belay device, escaping the belay, raises, lowers and various knots like tied-off munter and munter mule with prusik.
Required Items to Bring:
Equipment: harness, helmet, belay gloves, belay
device with locking carabiner, 6 locking
carabiners (3 HMS/Munter), 4-
6 non-locking carabiners, two 5m x 7mm
cordelette, 13.5” Hollowblock (or 1.5m x 7mm
prusik), two 120cm sewn sling,
one 60cm sewn sling
Recommended Items to Bring:
Warm clothes (expect to stand around and
listen/learn) and then participate.
How to Get There:
Sean will confirm meeting location the week prior
to the course.
It is a first paid - first on the course registration. The course fee is
$162.50 which includes taxes.
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About the course leader:
Sean Isaac is a sponsored climbing athlete and an ACMG Alpine
Guide specializing in technical leadership instruction in addition to
guiding rock, ice and alpine routes. To learn more about Sean, please
visit his website at www.seanisaac.com
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Cancellation Policy as of March 2017 :
If a participant is unable to attend a course
or paid trip, there will be
no refund unless the participant finds a
suitable replacement that is
acceptable to the trip coordinator. It will
then be the participant's
responsibility to recover funds from the
replacement. If the
coordinator cancels a trip, participants get a
refund (less any non-
*Cancellation Policy*: If a participant is unable to attend a paid course or trip, there will be no refund unless the participant finds a suitable replacement that is acceptable to the trip coordinator. It will then be the participant's responsibility to recover funds from the replacement. If the coordinator cancels an event, participants get a refund (less any non- recoverable costs).
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Registration for this event closed on Sunday, May 30, 2021 at 09:00 PM.