Basic Self-Rescue Climbing Class Joshua Tree National Park - Palm Springs

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Joshua Tree National Park, Visitor Center
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Learn assisted-rescue skills no climber should be without, basic self-rescue for you and your partner. Get yourself or others out of tricky situations when professional help is unavailable.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • All necessary equipment included

Know More about this tour

What is covered in this course:
  • How to escape belay
  • How to rescue and ascend to aid an injured or fallen climber using an auto-locking device (ie. Gri-Gri) as well as lowering both of you to the ground
  • Friction hitches for slings and cord
  • Fope ascension
  • Backing up rappels with an auto-block knot
  • Bowering system with a re-directed auto-locking device
  • Bowering system with a Munter hitch backed-up with an Buto-block knot
  • The tandem rappel system
  • Basic 3 to 1 Z raising system with an auto-locking device
All Equipment is Provided. Feel free to bring your own, as practicing basic self rescue with your own equipment will better prepare you for real situations.

PREREQUISITE: Prior roped-climbing experience. You must already know how tie-in to a rope and how to belay on top-rope setting.

Inclusions

All equipment is provided. Feel free to bring your own, as practicing basic self rescue with your own equipment will better prepare you for real situations.

Professional guide

Exclusions

Joshua Tree National Park entrance fee ($20/car or America The Beautiful Annual Pass)

Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

A maximum of 6 people per booking

What to bring:

Sturdy walking or hiking shoes

Weather appropriate clothing*

Enough water for 4-5 hours

Sun Protection

A day pack

Lunch and/or Snack

What to expect:

Easy to moderate hiking

Low to no cell phone reception

Weather can change very quickly, so make sure to bring warm and/or cold weather clothing.