This comprehensive rock rescue course will teach you basic rescue skills while climbing, so you can prevent a full-blown rescue. For anyone who climbs trad, this two-day course is mandatory.
Protect yourself and your partner in an emergency. Be prepared!
- Learn to escape the belay
- Learn how to set raising and lowering systems
- Learn to improvise rappels
- Learn to ascend and descend a rope
- Learn to pass a knot on rappel
- Become a trustworthy partner
Experience with basic knots, belaying and climbing commands
With a sixteen-bed lodge available to Colorado Mountain School students. SPI candidates are welcome to reserve a bed, but should be aware that there course meets each morning in Boulder - approximately a 50 minute drive from our lodge. Our lodge is located in downtown Estes Park with a full kitchen, WiFi and hot showers. Lodging must be booked separately for $40/night. Please call our office for reservations.
All of our courses can be run as private outings. If you're interested in a course, but it doesn't fit into your schedule, please check out our private guiding options.