Updated: Aug 17, 2021
Packed with several great areas for beginner rappelers!
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