Combined Abseil Skills Weekend

Technical Grade: Medium
Fitness Grade: Medium
Duration: 2 Days
Prior Experience: Preferred
Meeting Time: 8:45 a.m. each day
Meeting Place: 166 Katoomba Street, Katoomba

The ASM Advanced Abseiling Course is a combination of the Introductory Abseiling Course & Abseiling Rescue Skills Course. The Advanced Abseiling Course is ideal for individuals who wish to take a more active role when participating with others in group abseiling activities.

We start with a short review of your existing abseiling skills and knowledge and then proceed to the more advanced training.

This 2 day course covers:

  • selection, fitting and use of abseiling equipment
  • selection and rigging of suitable anchor systems and single pitch abseils
  • hazard identification and avoidance
  • risk management strategies
  • self-belaying methods
  • belay techniques for abseiling
  • dealing with emergencies such as a “stuck” abseiler
  • basic rescue and self rescue systems.
  • Rope handling
  • Ascending Using Knots, Mechanical Ascenders and Improvised Methods
  • Improvised Abseiling Methods
  • Assisted Abseils
  • Rescue Abseils
  • Lowering and Raising systems
  • Improvised Casualty Evacuation methods.

This course will give you advanced skills to ensure you can conduct your own adventures and make informed decisions to keep safe in vertical environments!

We provide all specialist personal and group abseiling equipment including harnesses, helmets, etc. After we process your booking an information sheet detailing specific equipment and dress requirements will be sent to you.

Lunch is also provided on this adventure- Please be sure to inform us on your booking form if you have any special dietary requirements!

What’s included:

  • Australia’s most experienced Adventure Guiding & Outdoor Training Specialists – The Australian School of Mountaineering
  • Nationally Qualified & Highly Experienced Guides
  • All Technical Equipment
  • Delicious & Nutritious Lunch (Please inform us of any requirements on your booking info)
  • All National Parks’ Entrance Fees
  • Certificates (if required)
  • 20% off in our Partner Store, Paddy Pallin Katoomba