Adventist Youth Honors Answer Book/Recreation/Rock Climbing - Advanced
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|Rock Climbing - Advanced|
|Skill Level 3|
|Year of Introduction: 1970|
- 1 1. Have the Rock Climbing Honor.
- 2 2. Know and demonstrate the use of all special rock climbing equipment, such as bongs, RURP's, knifeblades, bolt equipment, hero loops, runners, etriers, and mechanical ascenders.
- 3 3. Show how to use all free climbing moves, including: foot edging; finger-tip clings; lay backs; hand, arm, foot, and leg jamming; and stimming while climbing at 5.6(F6) difficulty on practice cliffs using an upper belay.
- 4 4. Show how to belay properly and safely a lead climber. Show that you can catch a falling lead climber during a practice fall.
- 5 5. Show how to lead and follow (by jumaring) a continuous Class 5 point 6 direct aid pitch of A2 difficulty of at least 20 feet (6.1 meters).
- 6 6. Show how to raise and lower, using only normal climbing equipment, an injured climber safely and relatively comfortably. Construct a rope litter and demonstrate its proper use.
- 7 7. Participate in at least two multi-pitch climbs of 5.5 (F5) difficulty or above, involving at least 120 feet (36.6 meters) of climbing each and leading at least two of the pitches.
- 8 8. Select a minimum of bivouac equipment, including food for a supper and break- fast, and spend one night bivouacked on a rock ledge at least 30 feet (9.1 meters) high and reached by moderate climbing, hauling equipment up by proper rope hauling methods.
- 9 9. Demonstrate basic map and compass use. Explain how the map can be useful to the rock climber and how to determine compass bearing from the map.
- 10 References
Rappel Master Certified Instructor Required.