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Module 4: Companion Canyon Rescue

Know How to React If: Empowering Preparedness in Every Situation

  • Started Aug 22
  • 199 Canadian dollars
  • North Vancouver

Service Description

quip yourself with the skills and knowledge needed for successful canyon rescue, patient care, and evacuation. Whether you're a seasoned canyoneer or a novice adventurer, this comprehensive workshop covers vital topics to prepare you for any canyon emergency. Course Highlights: Gear Mastery: Efficiently organize and utilize rescue, first-aid, survival, and communication gear for readiness in any scenario. Rescue Fundamentals: Understand the basics of rescue operations, from self-rescue to indirect and contact rescue, while evaluating risks and complexities. Rope Rescue Standards and Mechanical Advantage: Explore rope rescue standards, force limitations, and mechanical advantage systems, including simple, compound, and complex setups. Conversion and Lowering Techniques: Master converting and lowering stranded individuals using conversion systems, load shifting, and lift-shift systems. Team Haul and Counterbalance: Learn team hauling, 1:1 counterweights, and raising techniques for rappelers with foot entrapment. Knot Passing: Acquire essential knot techniques for safe and effective raising and lowering operations. Specialized Skills: Practice hot conversions, counterbalance tandem rappels, and pick-off techniques. Join us to enhance your canyon rescue capabilities and ensure preparedness for any situation! Explore Our Canyoning Training: Our Modular Canyoning Course is tailored for those transitioning from rope disciplines like rock climbing. You can choose individual modules or the complete package, all designed for Class C Canyons in the Pacific Northwest. Guided by certified Canyon Guide International members, you'll have top-tier instruction and access to all necessary equipment for safety and learning. Start your canyoning journey confidently with us!

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RESERVATION AND BOOKING POLICY To ensure a smooth reservation process and a delightful adventure with us, please carefully review and adhere to our reservation and booking policy outlined below. FULL PAYMENT AND RESERVATION GUARANTEE: To secure your reservation, full payment must be made at least 10 days prior to the activity dates. This guarantees your spot and allows us to make the necessary arrangements. Additionally, all participants must agree to the terms of our liability waivers and complete a participant form before the activity is confirmed. On the day of the activity, all participants are required to sign our liability waivers to meet insurance requirements. If you are uncomfortable with the terms, a refund will be provided, no questions asked. CANCELLATIONS AND REBOOKING: We understand that plans can change, but please note our cancellation and rebooking policy: Changes to the participation date can be requested up to ten days before the activity start date, subject to availability. An administration fee of $25 per person or a 75% refund will apply. Cancellations within 48 hours of the activity are non-refundable. Please note that cancellations and booking changes must be made in writing (via email or text) and are considered confirmed only when acknowledged by West Coast Canyoning Adventures. INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY: Safety is our top priority. In the event of inclement weather or unsafe conditions, we reserve the right to reschedule activities. If rescheduling is not possible a refund or credit will be issued. MINIMUM PARTICIPANTS THRESHOLD: To ensure an engaging experience, we have a minimum participants threshold. If an activity does not meet the minimum requirement of three participants, we may need to reschedule. However, we can offer the option to transfer participants into a private class for an additional fee. If you do not agree to this arrangement, a full refund will be provided. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation regarding these policies. For any further inquiries or assistance, please feel free to contact us. We are excited to provide you with an exceptional adventure!

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