BMC Improvised Rescue for Climbers Course (Intermediate), Peak District (east) Hathersage Area, Sunday, 28. July 2019

This one-day course for BMC club members is designed for experienced climbers with prior knowledge of basic improvised self rescue skills. Attendees should be confident with tying off a belay plate, escaping a system for in-reach and out of reach anchors and ascending a rope. They should also be confident in rope handling skills, operating a belay plate and abseiling.
Skills covered:


discussion on problem avoidance


equipment for self-rescue


revision of key skills such as tying off a belay plate and escaping the system with an in reach anchor and escaping the system with an out of reach anchor


ascending a rope past a knot


abseiling with an injured climber


abseiling past a knot and assisted and unassisted hoists).


assisting climbers in a sea cliff environment where lowering isn’t a possibility


assisting a fallen climber on a traverse


The course cost is kept low due to a subsidy from Sport England.
Course information PDF
Further info BMC website

Sunday, 28. July 2019, Peak District (east) Hathersage Area, BMC Improvised Rescue for Climbers Course (Intermediate)

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