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Rock Rescue Course

Accidents happen. When they do, we want you to be prepared with the necessary skills to undertake the safest rescue possible.

Learning Outcome: 

  • How to Escape the belay
  • Lower and raising systems using ratchets, clutches and other techniques to keep you safe
  • Rescue pulley systems
  • Rescue rappels

Location: Squamish
Duration: 6 hours
Distance: Up to 1hr approach
Terrain: Well maintained trails
Difficulty: Moderate to challenging
Ratio: 6 to 1
Prerequisites: Good fitness level

Itinerary for Rock Climbing Safety Course

Meet at Squamish Adventure Centre parking lot
Start:
8.30am
Finish: 4.00pm

Gear

Good hiking and climbing shoes and personal equipment required
Harness and helmet available if needed

I can attest to the extensive local knowledge, the very high technical level of instruction, the constant attention to safety and the never-ending energy and enthusiasm. The boys learned some real backcountry skills while having a lot of fun in a very positive environment.

Alex Marangoni / Guelph, ON