Canyon Essentials

Instructor: Rich Carlson Rope work is cool. We all love to learn new skills for anchor building, rigging, rappelling, ascending and rescue. This is the…

Advanced Canyoneering

Instructor: Rich Carlson Gain knowledge and competence with anchors, rigging and rescue systems while honing your personal rappelling, ascending and problem-solving skills. This advanced level…

Technical Canyoneering

Instructor: Rich Carlson Canyoneering is an adventure sport that combines hiking, wading, swimming, jumping, sliding, boulder-hopping, scrambling, rock-climbing and rappelling — often over waterfalls. Canyoneering…

Anchor Forces

Instructor: Rich Carlson The biggest guy in your group weighs 260 pounds. So as long as you have an anchor that will hold at least…

Minimizing Risk

Instructor: Rich Carlson Is canyoneering safe? No. It is fraught with risks. It includes all of the risks associated with any outdoor activity, plus all…

Sequencing Problems

Instructor: Rich Carlson Sequencing refers to the order in which a group moves through a problem. Who goes first? Who goes second? Who goes last?…