Climber’s Rescue Skills

Technical Grade: Hard
Fitness Grade: Medium
Duration: 1 Day
Prior Experience: Required
Meeting Time: 8:45 a.m.
Meeting Place: 166 Katoomba Street, Katoomba

Climbing is great fun when it works like it should. But what happens when it goes wrong? Sign up for our Climber’s Rescue Course to learn the necessary skills to get out of trouble!

The subjects covered in the course will include:

  • Rope & Rack – Your Improvised Self-Rescue Kit
  • Useful Knots for Self Rescue
  • Advanced Anchor Workshop – What Holds it all Together
  • Advanced Prussiking – The Latest Skills for Climbers
  • Climber Risk Management – Anticipating and Minimising Risk
  • Escaping The Belay – Getting Free of the Rope System
  • Incident Assessment – Making The Right Decisions
  • Casualty Access – Aiding the Fallen
  • Climber Rescue – Lowering and Raising Systems
  • Training Scenarios -Rescuing The Second / Rescuing The Leader
  • Evacuation – Improvised Carrying Systems
  • Some Essentials – Little Things That Make a Big Difference!

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
  • 20% off all gear purchases in our partner store, Paddy Pallin Katoomba