This module covers all the key skills for you as a team leader to move a team of canyoneers safely, from start to finish down a vertical pitch. We recommend you have good personal ‘on rope’ skills and knowledge of canyoning rigging. Or have at least taken the ‘personal movement and safety’ and ‘rigging’ to get the most out of these instructional videos.
L2 Personal Movement
L2 DESCENT MANAGEMENT OVERVIEW
Expand your awareness during canyon descents
In this descent management module you will learn the theory and techniques for managing a canyoning descent. This module covers all the required skills to effectively, safely and efficiently manage a rappel from canyoning rigging tactics and anchor management, to setting the rope length, sequencing and belaying. Learn what potential problems can occur when retrieving your rope and how to manage abrasion damage to your rope.
Throughout this module, you will learn:
- Setting the rope length
- Retrieve the rope from below
- Teammate sequencing
- How to choose an appropriate technique for each obstacle
- Managing the descent