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Date Wednesday  5/15/2013
End Date Wednesday  5/15/2013
Group Boulder
Event Title technical canyoneering skills practice
Start Time 5:00 PM
Status Approved
Leader Jill Yarger
Member Price Free
Non-member Price Free
Available Participants 9
Type Trip
Trip Type Climb
Pace
Classification Moderate 
Trail Mileage 3
Elevation Gain
Driving Distance

Location

Elephant buttress area in  Boulder canyon just west of Boulder

For more info Contact


must sign up with trip leader at least 2 days before, email jill.yarger@q.com with questions and to sign up.


Details

come learn and practice the skills specific to transitioning from a rock climber to technical canyoneering (dry canyons).  You need to have basic skills in rappelling.  Will practice rappelling on single line, rappelling on thinner rope, effecient set up, different friction settings on belay device,  canyon anchors,  scrambling/down climbing, stemming/slot, group climbing skills, specific gear.

Notes

this practice session is to prepare for technical canyoneering trip in North Wash Utah on May 23rd--see cmc schedule.  This practice session is also available  on May 6th.