Technical Canyoneering Skills - Scheduled Course

Technical Canyoneering Skills

Instruction includes: Identifying and building anchors, safe rappelling, ascending a rope & lowering.


Prepare yourself for safe journeys through the amazing canyons of Utah by spending a day learning the ropes in Big Cottonwood Canyon.

The instructor will review knots, belaying, and lowering, and go over the gear and techniques required to establish and equalize bombproof anchors.

Auto blocks, belayed, and possibly assisted rappelling will be practiced. Methods of rapping into pools without losing your ATC will be shown.

Overhanging rappel and ascending by means of friction hitches and / or mechanical ascenders may also be covered.

Guide will introduce techniques for easier rope retrieval, and minimizing the rope weight needed.

* No experience necessary for this class.

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Technical Canyoneering Skills

Technical Canyoneering Skills

Scheduled Course

Course Details

2022 Dates

April 2, 2022 Saturday
April 30, 2022 Saturday
Sept 3, 2022 Saturday
Sept. 24, 2022 Saturday


Full Day


Salt Lake City, Utah


$219 per person plus tax.

UMA reserves the right to cancel or shorten the clinic if fewer than 2 participants register.


Introductory. No experience necessary.

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