Due to poor weather the self-rescue course has been postponed to 28th and 29th of July 2018, with an update to provided on or about 23rd of July 2018 to assess weather conditions.
In collaboration with Adventure Out, CAWA is pleased to offer an instructional two-day course designed to develop the technical skills, experience and confidence needed to safely perform self-rescue.
The course will be held at Churchman’s Brook on Saturday, 14th July and Saturday, 15th July.
This course is ideal is a refresher or for those trying to increase their confidence climbing outdoors so they can take on those bigger bucketlist adventures.
Churhman’s offers a range of climbing challenges and serves as the ideal environment for learning self-rescue skills.
The instructors will provide participants with constant feedback and ensure appropriate safety standards are maintained throughout the course.
Skill points will include:
- self-rescue (ascending and switching rope systems, anchoring methods, escaping compromised belay systems)
- partner rescue (conscious & unconscious)
The course is set at an intermediate level, so you should be a confident top rope climber with experience in establishing belay systems utilising natural or artificial anchors and in belaying climbers.
Price: $270 per person*
*All prices include GST. Additionally, CAWA will subsidize $50 per member for a net price of $220 per person.
Adventure Out will provide
- experienced instructor(s)
- all necessary rock climbing equipment (feel free to bring any personal gear you may have)
- $10 million public liability insurance
- comprehensive first aid kit
Please note that CAWA events are a benefit for members. Joining online is easy through the CAWA web page.
Hope to see you there.
CAWA Vice President