Advanced Rappelling

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Advanced Rappelling is for multi-pitch climbers, cannoneers, and anyone who wants to have some advance rope and rappelling skills.  The Course is an 8 hour day broken into four sections.  There are ground schools and rappelling practice drills.

Session I:          Rappelling Equipment

-Equipment/chords/rope

-Rope coils (Mountaineer and Butterfly)

-Knots and hitches

-Rappel rings/links/bolts

Session II:         Mechanical Rappels

-Review of rappelling fundamentals

-Review of back ups/auto-block

-Belaying (firefighter, separate belay, backups)

-Munter hitch rappels

-Carabiner brake system

-Fixed line rappels

-Self lowering rappel

-Deploying rope (toss and go/rope bag/saddlebags)

-Retrieving rope

Session III:       Anchors

-Natural anchors

-Bolt anchors

-Gear anchors (Not much focus on placing traditional gear, see our Anchors Course)

Session IV        Multi-Pitch Rappelling

-Masterpoints

-Modeling/sequencing

-Personal anchor system

-Extended rappels

-Simul rappel

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Prices

1 person for $450

2 people for $650

3 people for $825

4-6 people- $100 per each additional person