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ROCK CLIMBING AND ROPE USE/RESCUE TRAINING/2020 Registration


ROCK CLIMBING AND ROPE USE/RESCUE TRAINING/2020
Date/Time
Registration Begins
12/5/2019
Last Day To Register
4/7/2020
Location
2333 Scout Way
Los Angeles, CA 90026, US
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Rock Climbing and Rope Use/Rescue Training - 2020
MONDAY, APRIL 13, 2020 AT CUSHMAN WATTS CENTER
2333 SCOUT WAY, LOS ANGELES, CA 90026
 
Seminar: April 13, 2020  7 pm-10 pm
 
WEEKEND TRIP-
MAY 15-17, 2020
 
 
 
PURPOSE:
  • Introduce the adult Scouter to the BSA climbing program and to the specialized skills and techniques of basic rock climbing and rope use/rescue.
  • Teach the eight points of the BSA’s Climb On Safely procedure.
  • Discuss the opportunities and requirements for being trained as a BSA qualified climbing instructor.
 
DATE:
  • Monday 13 April 2020
  • Weekend trip 15 through 17 May 2020 led by the GLAAC-HAT
 
TIME:
7:00 p.m. to about 10:00 p.m.
 
LOCATION:
  • Seminar: Cushman-Watt Service Center, Los Angeles
  • Weekend Outing: Joshua Tree National Park
 
COST:
  • $40.00 for the training.
  • There is also a $25 per vehicle entry fee at the National Park.
 
REGISTRATION:
Online registration with check, paypal or credit card
 
EQUIPMENT:
You will need to purchase specialized safety equipment that will be described during the seminar. GLAAC-HAT provides the climbing ropes and other gear.
 
OVERVIEW:
During the seminar
  • Instruction in the use of rope and other gear for climbing (both belay and rappel)
  • Training in knots and hitches used for climbing.
During the weekend outing
  • Ground school to teach and practice the climbing, belaying and rappelling techniques
  • Actually climb and rappel using the techniques and equipment.
  • Execute a simulated rescue of an injured climber.
REQUIREMENTS:
 
QUESTIONS:
Contact Steve Dodson Cell: (818) 967-1323 email: sedodson1@roadrunner.com
 
Your High Adventure Team staff includes BSA qualified climbing instructors who have years of experience.  Knowledge of safe and effective climbing practices can open this exhilarating activity to you and your Scouts.  Units with leaders trained in climbing and rappelling can experience the challenges of high-mountain travel, especially using cross-country routes, with confidence because of this training.
 
A syllabus that covers the materials discussed will be given to each participant.  Hike Aid 3, “Full Dimension High Adventure Training”, has a complete discussion of the training programs of the GLAAC-HAT. It may be downloaded from the Council High Adventure website at http://glaachat.org/HikeAids.html. Questions about any of them are to be directed to Michael Schlaifer; Vice ChairTraining: (213)247-8808 (C); e-mail, michael@schlaifer.com.

Questions about this training should be directed to

Steve Dodson Cell: (818) 967-1323 email: sedodson1@roadrunner.com
 

 

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Cost
$40.00 per Participant
Cancellation Policy
CANCELLATION POLICY: Up until 30 days prior to camp/event: *cancellation fee of 25% of total reservation cost for each spot dropped *after that, no refunds will be provided *balance in full due