Training: Rescue Skills and Problem Solving


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Ever had to get yourself out of a sticky situation when climbing? On this training day you will learn how to avoid problems when climbing and what to do when things go wrong. This course is for people with some trad climbing experience (see prerequisite skills).

What you’ll learn:

  • Problem avoidance techniques
  • Dealing with emergency and rescue services
  • Skills for abseiling safely
  • Abseiling past a knot
  • Ascending a rope
  • Escaping the system

Prerequisite Skills: Have seconded a trad climb, keen to learn more about trad climbing. Have ideally abseiled before.

Equipment: You will need your own harness, helmet and belay. If you have any trad gear then bring it with you, but trad racks will be provided to those who need them.

Location: This training will take place in Swanage. An email will be sent out beforehand with specific details of meeting place etc.

Cost: £15 per person

This course will be led by professional instructor Tim Miller.


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