Four pitches up a remote climb your partner takes a thirty-footer.
“Hey are you ok?”
Do you know what to do? If not this class is for you. Learn how to escape the belay, get to an injured leader (or follower), and execute the necessary techniques to descend to the ground with the equipment you normally carry for a multi-pitch climb.
Teaching topics include:
- Essential knots and hitches
- Escaping the belay
- Rope ascension
- Raising systems
- Counterbalance and tandem rappels
- Lowering and passing knots
- Activating and/or working with organized SAR and EMS