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Rope Rescue LEVEL I

Introduction to High Angle Rope Rescue

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2 Day  (16 Hours)      Certification: 2 Years

Rope Rescue Level I
is a two-day program designed as a safe introduction to the high angle environment.

PURPOSE: To understand and use procedures, equipment and techniques needed to implement a safe self-rescue of a casualty

Topics Include:

  • Structure and Hazard Assessment
  • Basic Physics of Rigging Systems
  • Essential Knot Tying Techniques
  • Advantages & Limitations of Rope & Rescue Equipment
  • Proper Use and Maintenance of Equipment


  • Rappelling on various Descending Devices
  • Appropriate Techniques for Belay
  • Pick-Off a Casualty Hanging on a FA Lanyard
  • Lowering of a Casualty to a Safe Position on the Ground

Full participation, extensive hands-on demonstrations and a written examination are required to successfully complete the program and receive certification which is valid for 2 years.

With any High Angle Rescue Program, it is strongly recommended to set up a maintenance program for continual training.

Check-In: 7:45am
Start Time: 8:00am sharp

COST: $520.00 + tax
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