Tag Archives: Self Rescue

Practical Self Rescue

Every Spring, I teach a handful of one day self rescue courses.  These programs are practical in the sense that you can do this stuff with what you normally carry.  The profile of climber that takes this course is either … Continue reading

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Upcoming Courses!

Self Rescue 101:  May 11, $100 max of 6 (3 spots left) Ragged Mountain Area Climbing Skills Crossover w/ Rescue Response Gear’s Rigging Lab: May 14-16 Smith Rock, OR AMGA SPI Exam:  May 31-June1 $350 Ragged Area. 5 spots left … Continue reading

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Leader Skillz with Jim

Jim and I have climbed a bit together now.  He understands how to learn more in less time.  Today at Ragged Mountain, we swung leads on End Run, Wet Wall (in 2) Weisnner Slab to Weissner Crack (8+).  Jim onsighted … Continue reading

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More Self Rescue and this upcoming Saturday Night Live!

I’ve been busy and haven’t broken the camera out as much as I’d like.  Sometimes it seems right, other times, it’s just too much to deal with.  I feel as though pulling out the camera sometimes ends in shaky film and … Continue reading

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Self Rescue Concepts

This past weekend I spent one day teaching a modern self rescue program to six local climbers.  This concepts course was designed so that these climbed would have opportunities to practice rescue skills to enhance their climbing abilities.  We looked … Continue reading

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