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L4-Canyon Rescue Course, AZ

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Trip at a Glance

  • Company

    Uber Adventures

  • Locations

    Phoenix, Arizona, United States

  • Activities

    Adventure, Canyoneering, Rappelling

  • Price
    $395 USD per person
  • Duration

    20+ hours over 3 days

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    October 28-30, 2016

  • Starting Location

    Phoenix, AZ

  • Price Includes

    All training, instructors, group gear, hand-outs (if any) and use of any personal technical gear you don't already have. Students also receive a 10% discount on gear in our online store!


  • Knots, Bends, Hitches, Rope Grabs, Progress Capture Methods, Anchors for Rescue, Rigging & Friction Dynamics for Rescue
  • Mechanical Advantage, Haul Systems, Converting Static Rigging to Haul or Lower, Assisted & Tandem Rappel Techniques, Hero Rescue, Balancier Lift
  • Rappelling on a Tensioned Rope, Guide Ropes, Tag Lines, Belays, Cut-and-Lower Procedures, Special Ascending Techniques for Rescue
  • Pick-Off Procedures Scenario, Considerations for musculoskeletal injuries


Trip Info

Train Hard, Plan Well, Be Safe

… but accident’s still happen.

This Canyon Rescue Course (L4) by Uber Adventures teaches the skills necessary to perform immediate, in-canyon self-rescues, partner rescues, and how to assist with group emergencies, all with your groups’ normal rack-and-pack (the minimal gear you should carry on your harnesses and in your packs.)

Boost your confidence and fill your mental toolbox with skills to handle technical emergencies.

This course not only teaches you the skills and methods necessary to execute a variety of rescue procedures, but it provides the impetus for critical thinking through an emergency.

How would you help a canyoneer stuck on a rope? How would you help an unconscious canyoneer stuck on a rope? How quickly could you figure out how to convert a static block to a lowering system? Could you haul a rappeller back to the top of a drop by yourself? Have you ever been in a canyon, assessing a fictional problem and felt helpless? Are your responsibilities in a canyoneering event greater because you’re the leader/organizer? Would you like to be a more valuable team member? This course is vital for not only canyoneering leaders, but also for conscientious recreational canyoneers who value their own safety and the safety of their party.

With the technical skills presented in this course, you could prevent the need for calling in an expensive Search And Rescue team, avoid putting rescuers at risk, avoid spending the night in a canyon, and continue a canyon descent with a non-critically injured teammate.

Your adventure awaits!

Uber Adventures

We are primarily an Adventure Sports Training Centre and Outdoor School. We offer a variety of canyoneering courses. It combines hiking, wading, swimming, jumping, sliding, boulder-hopping, scrambling, rock-climbing, pack rafting and rappelling, often over waterfalls.

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