Basic

This course meets the requirements for all BLACKWATER prerequisites

10-24 Students (10 minimum) 8-10 hours (Depending on class size)

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Course Objective: Students will learn basic equipment, proper Rappel/ Belay techniques and procedures as they rappel in a safe, supervised training environment.

Equipment Requirements:

  • Rappel harness, 1 locking carabiner,
  • Rescue figure-8 plate, rappel gloves, helmet.

Learning Goals:

  • Inspection of Individual Gear
  • Basic Rappelling Techniques:
  • Strong Hand Braking
  • Weak Hand Braking
  • Tactical Roll Off
  • Figure 8 Plate Tie-off
  • Inverted Rappel
  • Gate Load Correction
  • Belay Procedures-Stop/ Lower