Planning, Preparation & Leadership
In this planning, preparation and leadership module you will learn all the aspects of preparing for and managing a descent. To prepare for a descent we should understand the environment we are exploring and the potential risks associated with it.
What you are going to learn
Soft skills that go a long way.
This module covers knowledge in geology and hydrology as well as meteorology. Understanding the weather and the effect it will have on canyon environments is very important and fundamental as a leader or independent canyoneer. We will look at canyon grading systems, guidebooks, weather and team selection. We also have a great resource for creating a trip plan and understanding basic navigation.
Throughout this course you will discover:
- In-depth concepts of weather forecasting
- How canyon grading systems work
- How to choose a suitable canyon for you and your group
- Geology and basic navigation skills