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May 20

Canyon Rescue – Cedar City UT

May 20 @ 9:00 am - May 21 @ 5:00 pm GMT-0700

NOTE: Meeting time is 9:00 AM Mountain Time

**Instructor: Rich Carlson**

[Canyoneering Competencies: Level 2 and 3 Modules](

Are you ready to take your rescue skills up a few more notches? If yes, this intense workshop is for you. Training will focus on safe and efficient rigging and rescue. This workshop was designed primarily to meet the needs of recreational canyoneers, but also forms the foundation for those planning to pursue canyon leader/guide or canyon rescue training.

**Topics covered in the workshop include:**

* planning for contingencies, pre-rigging for rescue
* situational application of various types of belay
* lifts, shifts and lowers for rescue
* converting static rappel rigging to lower
* simple, compound and complex mechanical advantage
* tandem ascending and mid-rope lowers
* tandem rappels and lowers
* single rope and twin rope pick-offs
* balancier pick-off on tensioned rope
* counter-balance techniques for rappelling and rescue
* improvised patient carries
* tips and tricks from Rich’s 40+ years canyoneering

Students are encouraged to watch the instructional videos on Rich’s [Canyons & Crags YouTube Channel]( prior to attending the workshop.


* solid aptitude for knots and rope work
* solid rappelling skills, including ability to lock-off mid-rappel

**Gear Requirements:**

* harness
* helmet
* rappel/belay device
* 5-6 locking carabiners, HMS (pear shape) preferred

If you have additional gear, feel free to bring it, but it is not necessary to purchase anything special for the workshop, other than what is listed above. Additional gear will be available for you to borrow, try and purchase during the workshop.

**Workshop Fee: $395**
**Canyoneering Karma Passport Holders: $195**
Canyoneering Karma Passports are available **[HERE](**

**Preferred Form of Payment: VENMO @Rich-Carlson-5**


May 20 @ 9:00 am GMT-0700
May 21 @ 5:00 pm GMT-0700


Cedar City
Cedar City, UT us