This course is for anyone who wants to be fully responsible for his/her own actions and respect the fundamental principle of the climbing commitment. Being committed also means being ready to face the worst scenarios. This intensive one-day course will equip you to manage accidents or even better, will give you tips on how to avoid them.

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COURSE CONTENT AND OBJECTIVES

  • Acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for a self-rescue as the lead climber.
  • How to react in a climbing crisis situation
  • Be able to evacuate a climber leading or a second climber
  • Use minimal equipment safely
  • Escaping the belay when belaying the lead climber
  • Tandem rappelling and counterbalance rappelling
  • Second climber rescues leader (2 scenarios)
  • Leader rescues second climber (2 scenarios)
  • Hauling system (3 for 1 and 5 for 1)

The Rock Self-Rescue course includes:

  • FQME and AGMA certified instructor
  • Technical and instructional material
  • 20$ discount on the book Freedom of the Hills (value of 45$ – promo code Freedom)

The Rock Self-Rescue course doesn’t includes:

Number of participants per instructor

  • Minimum 3 / Maximum 6
  • Create a group of 6 people and 1 is free:
  • Enter the promo code below when registering to take advantage of your free offer: groupede6

Minimum age

  • 15 years

Pre-requisite

  • Knowing how to install top-rope anchors

Recommendation

  • We highly recommend the purchase of this instructional book, a must-have for climbers and mountain lovers.

Schedule for the day:

  • 8:45 AM: Reception at the LA LIBERTÉ NORD-SUD hut and hand-out of equipment
  • 9:00-11:00 AM: Assessment of participants’ knowledge (knots, belays and rappelling concepts)
  • 11:00 AM-4:00 PM: Rescue scenarios practice
  • 4:00-4:30 PM: Feedback about the day and conclusion
  • 4:30-5:00 PM: Equipment return and end of day

Dates

Every Sunday all year long

Other dates available on-demand. Please contact us at info@lalibertenordsud.com or 438-871-7133.

Date changes, cancellations and refunds

Read pour policies here.

 

Personal equipment to bring

  • Lunches and snacks
  • At least 2 L of water
  • Polar vest (depending on the season)
  • Windbreaker
  • Day backpack (30-40 L)
  • Tuque and gloves (depending on the season)
  • Change of clothes for the return trip
  • Lip balm and sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Insect repellant
  • Swimsuit (depending on the season / swimming opportunity)

OPTIONAL personal equipment to bring (in our opinion, and for your safety, you should always have these items with you on your outdoor adventures):

  • Basic first aid kit
  • Flashlight (frontal, if possible)
  • Lighter
  • Pocket knife

1. Rock climbing equipment to bring

Note: The list below is recommended in order to be independent

If you do not have all of these items, you can rent them from us by the piece or for $25 (taxes included) per day for the kit

  • Climbing helmet
  • Climbing harness
  • Climbing shoes
  • 1 self-belaying lanyard  (Béal’s Dynaconnexion or equivalent)
  • 7 large screw-gate carabiners
  • 2 runners (120 cm each)
  • 1 cord (6 m of 7-mm cord)
  • 1 cord (2 m of 7-mm cord)
  • 1 belay device (Reverso, ATC, etc.)

Recommendation

  • We highly recommand the purchase of this instructional book, a must-have for climbers and mountain lovers.

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