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Ras Al-Khaimah

Self-Rescue Training for Climbing and Canyoneering

It’s fine when it’s all going well, but what happens when the unexpected happens? Our practical and progressive one day Self-Rescue course offers climbers an essential ‘get out of that’ toolkit for their vertical adventures.

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Self-Rescue Training for Climbing and Canyoneering
Self-Rescue Training for Climbing and Canyoneering

Time & Location

14 Jan 2024, 07:00 – 17:00

Ras Al-Khaimah, Jebel Jais Rd - Ras al Khaimah - United Arab Emirates

About the Event

The self-rescue training is aimed at teaching the fundamental self-rescue techniques and manoeuvres necessary in case a harmful event jeopardizes the rope team safety or an accident happens to the lead climber or the belayer.

Would you know what to do if your partner fell and injured themselves half way up a multi-pitch route?  What if you were abseiling and found you had to get past a knot in your rope?  There are endless situations where climbers may need to overcome a problem.  This course is your ‘get out of that’ skills package.

Over a full day of low ratio instruction we develop a ‘toolbox’ of key techniques.  We also spend time looking at how to avoid common problems occurring in the first place.  The focus is always on simple solutions and everything is done at your own pace and with a progressive approach.  You’ll also have plenty of practice time.  One day you may be very glad you took the time to prepare for the unexpected!

PROGRAM

We will be at the outdoor training venue from morning to afternoon. The location of the meeting point will be shared to the participants before the event starts.

The timing proposed in the event, is weather and conditions dependent. 

In this event, we will learn (not limited to):

  • Belay Escapes
  • Hauling
  • Climbing the rope
  • Improvised Rappels
  • Caring for an Injured Climber
  • Belay takeovers
  • Knot Pass

We will not cover first aid medical training in this event as this requires another course.

For more information visit our website at Self Rescue Training (adventurequest.ae)

INCLUDED IN THE FEE 

Certified Rock Climbing Instructor, wilderness first aider.

Necesary gear for the activity (Harness, helmet, rope devices, and a selection of climbing shoes of various sizes)

Max Participants: 6

TRANSPORTATION 

You need to reach the start location with your own car.

If you don't have a car, there will always be people joining from Dubai or Abu Dhabi and they can car pool you.

WHAT TO BRING

You will need to bring lunch, snacks, water, drinks, etc for the day. You should also dress appropriately for being outdoors whether you prefer long sleeve, short sleeve shirts, shorts/pants, is your own preference. 

Also bring appropriate sun protection, i.e. sunscreen, lip balm, sun hat, sunglasses.

You should have sturdy shoes for walking in the wadi to the crag but you may want sandals or flip flops while hanging around at the crag in between climbs. 

If you have climbing shoes, harness, helmet please bring them. 

If you don't have climbing shoes then plan to wear solid sneakers or hiking shoes. Weak/flimsy shoes will be no good and neither will big, bulky hiking boots. 

There is no toilette at the site, therefore make sure you make a stop before arriving to the event.

ACTIVITY DIFFICULTY LEVEL

BEGINNER

Check the Activity Levels of AQ here: Difficulty Levels | Adventure Quest

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

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Tickets

  • Self Rescue Training

    AED 390.00

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