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Basic Self Rescue, Rock Climbing Safety in Apple Valley
Apple Valley- California- United States
4 Hours
6 Persons
English
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Brief

Learn basic self rescue skills no climber should be without to perform self-rescue for you and your partner. Get yourself or others out of tricky situations when professional help is unavailable.

Tour Detail

5 Star Reviews!

Learn basic self rescue skills no climber should be without to perform self-rescue for you and your partner. Get yourself or others out of tricky situations when professional help is unavailable.

Because the more you know, the safer you and others will be. Run “dummy” scenarios with your guide and other students, so you can already know what to do when a real situation arises. The skill you learn on the basic self-rescue course will come in handy when you least expect it. You’ll be glad to be on top of your game!

PREREQUISITE: Prior roped-climbing experience.

Itinerary

  • how to escape belay
  • how to rescue and ascend to aid an injured or fallen climber using an auto-locking device (ie. Gri-Gri) as well as lowering the both of you to the ground
  • friction hitches for slings and cord
  • rope ascension
  • backing up rappels with an auto-block knot
  • lowering system with a re-directed auto-locking device
  • lowering system with a munter hitch backed-up with an auto-block knot
  • the tandem rappel system
  • basic 3 to 1 “Z” raising system with an auto-locking device

Inclusions

  • Rock climbing equipment. Feel free to bring your own, as practicing basic self rescue with your own equipment will better prepare you for real situations.
  • Climbing shoes
  • Harness
  • Helmet
  • Professional guide

Things to Bring

  • Sturdy walking or hiking shoes
  • Weather appropriate clothing
  • Enough water for 4-5 hours
  • Sun protection
  • Lunch/snack
  • Day Pack

Exclusions

  • Joshua Tree National Park entrance fee (only applicable to Joshua Tree location)
  • Gratuities (optional)

Duration: 4 hours, 8 hours, or 2 full-days
OPEN YEAR ROUND

Price Detail
Cancellation Policy

You will get

100% refund if cancel 7 days before tour starts.

80% refund if cancel within 6 days before tour starts.

50% refund if cancel within 5 days before tour starts.

NO refund if cancel within 3 days before tour starts.

You will be refunded for all costs EXCEPT Processing Fees.

Guests can get full refunds at any time of cancellation prior to the actual date of the tour if that cancellation is due to a Force Major reason. Force Major reasons include but are not limited to war, civil insurrection, strikes, volcanoes, extreme weather, earthquake, and natural disasters.

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Basic Self Rescue, Rock Climbing Safety in Apple Valley
Apple Valley, California, United States
4 Hours
6 Persons
English
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Brief

Learn basic self rescue skills no climber should be without to perform self-rescue for you and your partner. Get yourself or others out of tricky situations when professional help is unavailable.

Tour Detail

5 Star Reviews!

Learn basic self rescue skills no climber should be without to perform self-rescue for you and your partner. Get yourself or others out of tricky situations when professional help is unavailable.

Because the more you know, the safer you and others will be. Run “dummy” scenarios with your guide and other students, so you can already know what to do when a real situation arises. The skill you learn on the basic self-rescue course will come in handy when you least expect it. You’ll be glad to be on top of your game!

PREREQUISITE: Prior roped-climbing experience.

Itinerary

  • how to escape belay
  • how to rescue and ascend to aid an injured or fallen climber using an auto-locking device (ie. Gri-Gri) as well as lowering the both of you to the ground
  • friction hitches for slings and cord
  • rope ascension
  • backing up rappels with an auto-block knot
  • lowering system with a re-directed auto-locking device
  • lowering system with a munter hitch backed-up with an auto-block knot
  • the tandem rappel system
  • basic 3 to 1 “Z” raising system with an auto-locking device

Inclusions

  • Rock climbing equipment. Feel free to bring your own, as practicing basic self rescue with your own equipment will better prepare you for real situations.
  • Climbing shoes
  • Harness
  • Helmet
  • Professional guide

Things to Bring

  • Sturdy walking or hiking shoes
  • Weather appropriate clothing
  • Enough water for 4-5 hours
  • Sun protection
  • Lunch/snack
  • Day Pack

Exclusions

  • Joshua Tree National Park entrance fee (only applicable to Joshua Tree location)
  • Gratuities (optional)

Duration: 4 hours, 8 hours, or 2 full-days
OPEN YEAR ROUND

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Cancellation Policy

100% refund if cancel 7 days before tour starts.

80% refund if cancel within 6 days before tour starts.

50% refund if cancel within 5 days before tour starts.

NO refund if cancel within 3 days before tour starts.

You will be refunded for all costs EXCEPT Processing Fees.

Guests can get full refunds at any time of cancellation prior to the actual date of the tour if that cancellation is due to a Force Major reason. Force Major reasons include but are not limited to war, civil insurrection, strikes, volcanoes, extreme weather, earthquake, and natural disasters.

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