Berkeley - REFRESHER Rock Climbing Anchors and Rescue

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Copy of Rock Climbing, Anchors and Rescue - Safety

Berkeley - REFRESHER Rock Climbing Anchors and Rescue

65.00

San Francisco (Bay Area), CA - Professional Rock Climbing Instruction. Learn how to build rock climbing anchors and rescue skills in this workshop.

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WHY TAKE OUR WORKSHOPS?

We are about sharing information, teaching skills and growing the community safely. Some people like an activity to be lead or guided, we offer that too. But these workshops are about empowering the climber with knowledge. We teach the skills you need to get out there and climb harder, and improve safety for yourself and others around you. Our workshops are structured in a way that the information is compounding, constantly building on what you just learned, or learned in a previous workshop. We understand that you are thirsty for knowledge and we will give you everything we have to quench your thirst.


THIS IS A REFRESHER WORKSHOP

In this refresher workshop, we’ll be reviewing the skills that most people have difficulty with during the initial Level 1 - Anchor and Rescue Workshop, which is natural anchors and the four-part rescue drill.

PRE-REQUISITE WORKSHOP

You can not take this refresher workshop until you have taken the initial Level 1 - Anchor and Rescue Workshop. During the registration process you will be required to enter the date that you took the Level 1 - Anchor and Rescue Workshop.

Prior to registering, please take the time to find the date that you took the initial workshop so that you can quickly proceed through the check out process.


OUR EXPECTATIONS FROM YOU

The concepts in these workshops can be difficult to apply after only seeing and practicing them one time. These refresher rock climbing workshops are set up to help you train on the most difficult concepts from their origin workshops.

Please arrive well rested, on-time, and ready to jump right into practical skills work.


Our team of professional rock climbing guides are trained and certified by the American Mountain Guide Association (AMGA), to ensure that you're having the best educational experience, both fun and safe, possible.


WHAT IS INCLUDED: 
Professionally trained and certified rock climbing guides; park fees; climbing equipment (ropes, anchoring equipment, helmets, harness, shoes, belay devices)
WHAT TO BRING:
Water (2-liters); lunch/snacks; sunscreen; sun glasses; sun hat; tip for your guide(s)
WHAT TO WEAR:
Comfortable athletic clothing; sneakers (for when you're not climbing). If you have your own personal climbing/safety equipment bring it, if you need to borrow gear from us, just let us know your waist size (for the harness), and shoes size (for our magic climbing shoes)
CLIMBING LOCATION:
We will be rock climbing at Cragmont Park in the Berkeley Hills, approximately 30 minutes from Downtown San Francisco.
TIMING:
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM


EDUCATIONAL FLOW CHART

TIER 1 WORKSHOPS


TIER 2 WORKSHOPS

The Tier 1 workshop is a pre-requisite for ALL Tier 2 workshops


TIER 3 WORKSHOPS

The Tier 2 workshops are pre-requisites for ALL Tier 3 workshops



WAIT LISTING!

  • If the trip you'd like to reserve is out of stock, please follow this link and put yourself on the wait list. If a spot opens up, we'll notify you immediately.


  • A portion of the fees for each reservation is given to the parks department for conservation and sustainability. We appreciate your willingness to be a part of the effort to conserve our wild resources so that others can enjoy them after us.


ITINERARY

  • 10:55 AM - Arrive at the rock climbing area; check-in (for those driving to meet); final gear check.

  • 11:00 AM - Hands-on natural anchor building practice.

  • 12:00 PM - Four-Part rescue drill refresher.

  • 1:30 PM - Wrap up; clean our climbing site.


RECOMMENDED GEAR LIST

UIAA Approved Climbing Helmet
UIAA Approved Climbing Harness
6 x Round Stock Locking Carabiners
1 x 6mm Prusik Cordelette
2 x 18mm Nylon Slings (120-240cm)

For a comprehensive list of recommended climbing gear to get you out top rope climbing immediately, check out our Shopping List.