Rappelling - Red Ledges (Guide Conference) 8/6/21

Updated: Aug 17, 2021

Packed with several great areas for beginner rappelers!


Directions - Red Ledges Picnic Area, Diamond Fk Cyn, Spanish Fk Cyn

Activity -

Rappelling Training - Gathered at the base of the rappel site (up the canyon on the north east slopes) and discussed safety techniques and basic rappelling skills. Set up 2 rappels and educated on anchor set up. Practice fireman belays and rappel set up.


Gear - climbing harness (can rent), helmet (can rent), Rapell device (optional), locking carabiner (optional) leather gloves, T shirt, shorts/pants/yoga pants, running shoes, 1-2L water, backpack, 2-4 snacks, sunscreen, sunglasses


Rentals (on your own) - climbing harness: $5 (BYU Outdoors Unltd); $10 (Out N’ Back in Orem)

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


Sample Itinerary -

12 pm - Meet/Safety Chat - Red Ledges Picnic Area, Diamond Fk Cyn, Spanish Fk Cyn

12:30 - 2:30 pm - Practice Techniques and Belay

2:30-3 pm - Review skills and pass-off




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