Introduction to Self-Rescue

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Description: This hands on course teaches three self-rescue techniques EVERY CLIMBER SHOULD KNOW! The day will start with brief introductions followed by ground school, lunch, and finishing the day with mock scenario practice. Ground school topics include...

  • The why, when, and how for using friction hitches and mechanical rope grabbing devices.
  • Simple techniques to unload a weighted rope.
  • Ways of creating mechanical advantage to assist your partner up.

Scenario practice will include...

  • Transferring a weighted belay. (aka. escaping the system)
  • Ascending a rope.
  • Counter balance rappels.

Pre-Requisites: Climbers must have working knowledge of belaying, tying in, and partner checks. Climbers should review the munter mule overhand prior to the course. link

Locations and Times:

    • June 5th. Table Rock, NC. 8:30am-5pm.
    • Date TBD. CCC Fund Raiser at Rocky Face Recreational Area. 9am-4pm**

Number of Participants: 2-4

Cost: $165*

*All courses must be registered for 7 days prior to the course date. Late registrants are accepted on a case by case basis. Please Email. Additionally, we offer 100% flexible pricing for those who inquire. Please email to inquire on our "Pay What You Can (PWYC)" model and reserve your spot today.

**NOTE: CCC Self-Rescue Fundraiser cost $100 and will be taught at a ratio of 6 participants per instructor. Number of participants will be limited from 2-18.

NC Outdoor Adventures

NC Outdoor Adventures,
1173 Whitson Branch Rd.
Bakersville NC 28705
Phone: (828) 260-4505
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