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Canyoneering Training - Red Ledges 4/29/23



Itinerary:

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Recertification

4:00 - 7:00 pm - First Time Certification


Directions: Red Ledges, Spanish Fork Canyon



Activity: 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:

Station 1 - Rappelling - adding friction/locking off

Station 2 - Knots - Fishermans, figure 8 on a bite, figure 8 follow through, munter, clove hitch, water knot, girth hitch, prussik

Station 3 - Lecture/Info pass off - (read ACA booklet before and be able to describe): canyon ratings, accidents, weather, flash floods, SOS on Beacon, leave no trace, hand signals


Certification:

Station 1 - Rappelling - adding friction/locking off

Station 2 - Knots - Fishermans, figure 8 on a bite, figure 8 follow through, munter, clove hitch, water knot, girth hitch, prussik

Station 3 - Lecture/Info pass off - (read ACA booklet before and be able to describe): canyon ratings, accidents, weather, flash floods, SOS on Beacon, leave no trace, hand signals

Gear: harness (can rent), helmet (can rent), canyoneering rappel device and locking carabiner (if you have them), 1 L water, snacks, leather gloves


Rentals (on your own):

Harness: $5/day (BYU Outdoors Unltd)

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


Notes:

-YOU MUST HAVE RAPPELLED ONCE IN THE LAST 2 YEARS TO ATTEND

-This clinic is required to attend any other canyoneering trips in the next 12 months






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