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Beginners Rock Climbing Workshop

Hosted by the Consul of the Mexico City Hiking & Outdoors Group
Sports & Leisure
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Starts in 1 month
Sat 06 Jan 11:00 - 17:00

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This workshop is targeted towards beginners and those that wish to refresh their basic knowledge and techniques in rock climbing. The courses duration will be 24 hours, spread out over 4 (Januray 6,13,20 and Protected content / practical sessions, covering the following topics:

• General concepts.
• Identification and correct use of personal safety equipment.
• Interpretation of pictograms. How to read the technical specifications of the equipment
• Analysis of risks associated with sport climbing.
• Learn how to belay and top-rope in tandem. Including communication and individual responsibilities.
• Types of ropes. Handling and care.
• Belay devices (manual and assisted).
• How to recognize and tie the various knots required for belaying and top-roping.
• Techniques for climbing (Boulder and Top Rope)
• Understanding and reading climbing grades.
• Techniques for setting up a safe and effective top rope anchor system (yoyo)
• Identifying a decent climbing crag and recognition of safe anchors.
• Self-belaying system / techniques
• Rappelling / Abseiling
• Climbing Theory: ropes and anchors

Required Equipment:

• Harness for rock climbing
• Helmet ( it may be a biking/skating helmet)
• 1 HMS Carabiner
• 1 D Shacle
• 1 Security Carabiner (light asimetric)
• Figure 8 or ATC
• Daisy chain or sling 1” x 2 m
• Rope 6-7mm x 1m
• Rock shoes and chalk (optional)
• Notebook & pen to take notes. Camara, useful to register the different processes.

IF YOU DON’T HAVE THE EQUIPMENT, WE WILL PROVIDE.

COST MXN $1, Protected content SEMINAR Protected content
IT INCLUYED THE RENT OF PERSONAL EQUIPMENT

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