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>Advanced SRT and Rigging (SRT 2)

This Course aims to continue the SRT skills the caver has learnt and introduce him/her to the more advanced skills necessary for rigging and self rescue.

  • The course is run over two days.
  • Personal Caving equipment and SRT kits will not be supplied on the course.

Course Programme; Day One

  • Conservation: Conservation and bolting (8mm and eco)
  • Revision on Knots: Figure of 8,Bowline, Rabbits ears, Italian Hitch, Fisherman's Knot, Butterfly, etc.
  • Rigging Techniques: Single pitches Wet/Dry, Multi-pitches, Traverses, hauling
  • Rope Rescue: rescuing the unconscious caver, from above, below

Caving Videos will run in the evening

Course Programme; Day Two

A caving trip will be run where the candidate will be given an opportunity of using the skills learnt on the previous day.

The Candidate
It is designed to suit the recreational and club caver who wants to advance to more adventurous caves and learn good rigging and rope rescue techniques.

The Qualification
It is expected that the candidate has caved regularly and is proficient at SRT (a log of previous experience may be required).

The Training
This course is designed to introduce the candidate to safe rigging and rescue practices and techniques using Single Rope Technique

The Equipment
The candidate will be expected to bring his/her own personal caving equipment including SRT kits. Ropes will be provided by the trainers.

The Trainers
All trainers will be to CI standard.

Application can be made directly to [email protected]