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Module 5: Swiftwater Canyon skills

Swiftwater Movement and Rescue for Class C Canyons

  • Started Sep 4, 2023
  • 299 Canadian dollars
  • Fraser Valley - Mission

Service Description

Prepare for safe navigation and effective rescue operations in Class C canyons through this comprehensive course. With a focus on hydrology, specific hazards, and swiftwater techniques, participants will gain skills to identify and mitigate risks, set up rappels, execute diverse rescue strategies, and even embrace tobogganing (sliding), jumping, and swimming techniques. From mastering rope management and guided rappels to understanding swiftwater dynamics and performing tethered rescues, this course offers a comprehensive foundation for those exploring flowing water canyons. Learning Objectives: Upon completion, participants will confidently set rope length for rappels, utilize single rope systems, and execute guided rappels. They will master second chance setups, implement directional anchors for hazard avoidance, employ canyon movement techniques, and incorporate tobogganing, jumping, and swimming methods. Participants will also develop crucial swiftwater skills, encompassing swimming with gear, effective rope management, and skillful anchor building. These competencies, coupled with accident management in Class C canyons, empower individuals to navigate challenging environments and respond adeptly to emergencies. This course is an invaluable resource for adventurers and rescuers alike, equipping them to explore and operate within these dynamic settings with confidence. 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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