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Canyoneering Fall Clinic - Echo Picnic Area, AF Cyn 9/3/22

Updated: Jun 13, 2023



Itinerary:

Training - 3-7pm


Directions: Echo Picnic area, American Fork Canyon

Cost: $6 day use fee or FREE with National Parks Pass


Activity:

Rappelling - Access rappelling sites by hiking behind large cliff on the south side of the picnic area. Hike around to the left and back of the wall. Moderate scramble up a rocky trail to the top. 3 bolted sites with 65 ft rappel. 2/3 way down there is an overhang.


Canyoneering Clinic - Learn how to canyoneer! Our awesome guide, Jeremy Pyne, will teach you the Core Skills from the American Canyoneering Association, including Logics and Safety, Leave No Trace, Rope and Equipment Care, Basic Knots, Intro to Anchors and Rigging, Signals/Communication, Climbing/Spotting/Hand Lines, Rappelling/Belaying/Self-Rescue skills.

Recertification:

3pm Station 1 - Rappelling - adding friction/locking off

4pm Station 2 - Knots

5pm Station 3 - Lecture/Info pass off


Certification:

3pm Station 1 - Lecture

4pm Station 2 - Knots

5pm Station 3 - Rappelling - adding friction/locking off


Gear: harness (can rent), helmet (can rent), 1 L water, snacks


Rentals (on your own) - Harness: $5/day (BYU Outdoors Unltd); $17 (BYU Outdoors Unltd)

Helmet: $4/day (BYU Outdoors Unltd); $4/day (UVU Outdoor

Adventure Center)



Lecture


ACA Mt Mamas Basic Canyoneering Checklist Recertification
.docx
Download DOCX • 28KB

ACA Checklist of Skills


Knots



Rappelling 65 ft and adding friction/locking off on rappel device


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