Self-Rescue clinic August 3rd-4th
What do you do when you are 4 pitches off the ground and your partner gets injured, you rappelled past the anchor, or the terrain is simply too hard!? Having a handful of tricks up your sleeve could make the difference between having a small misadventure or a call-for-a-rescue epic. In this two-day clinic you will learn a variety of techniques to boost your competency and confidence in the mountains, taught by She Moves Mountains instructor, Katie Paulson.
This 2-day clinic will cover the following skills:
Mastery of ATC guide or Reverso (or other tube-style locking belay devices) - They are useful for SO MUCH MORE than just belaying!
Load transfers - belay escape, passing a knot, etc.
Rappels - preventing things from going wrong and what to do when things do go wrong.
Meet your instructor, Katie Paulson, at Mt. Erie at 8:00 am
Full day of rescue-techniques
Head to the Slug Ranch to decompress and camp
Build upon and practice skills taught on day one
COST AND DETAILS
Maximum Class Size: 6 Climbers
Minimum Enrollment: 2 Climbers
Climber Requirements: Multi-pitch experience (sport or trad), including the ability to build an equalized anchor, belay from above, and set-up a rappel without coaching.
Cost Inclusions and Exclusions
Inclusions: Included in the course cost is all climbing gear, climbing permits, the guide fee, and camping at the Slug Ranch.
Exclusions: Not included in the course cost is gratuities to guide, transportation, meals while on the course, or travel insurance.
About Your Instructor
Katie has been climbing for over 15 years, and is in her second season of guiding with She Moves Mountains, as well as the Northwest Mountain School in Leavenworth, Washington. Her real passion for climbing exists along ragged ridges, tracing lines across the sky high in the mountains. She has a long resume of alpine routes throughout the Western United States, and Canada. Katie knows the value of having, and being, a strong and confident partner in the mountains, especially if things go wrong. She loves teaching and geeking out over rope systems and skills!
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