Learn to Lead Canyons
- Duration: 3 Days (approx.)
- Location: Blackheath
- Product code: leadcanyon
During this course you'll cover the essential roping and anchor skills you need to safely lead a canyon. keep (or get!) yourself out of trouble in Blue Mountains canyons. On this 3 day course you'll be learning advanced rope skills like how to set top belays, rescues and hauls, so you can lead groups of less experienced people into canyons. You will practice your new skills on the dry cliffs before bringing it all together in the canyon, putting your new skills into practice negotiating tricky obstacles, assessing anchors and learning how to back-up and test anchors that leave a little to be desired.
We can also point you towards other resources to work on your navigation, remote area first aid and weather interpretation - other essential skills for canyon leaders.
All equipment including helmets, harnesses, wetsuits, backpacks, dry bags and ropes is provided.
The course runs for a minimum of three participants.
A prerequisite for this course is out Learn to Canyon Course or Equivalent Experience. If you haven't done our Learn to Canyon Course please call before booking to make sure this course is suitable.