Adventist Youth Honors Answer Book/Recreation/Rock Climbing - Advanced

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Rock Climbing - Advanced
General Conference
Skill Level 3
Year of Introduction: 1970

Rappel Master Certified Instructor Required.

1. Have the Rock Climbing Honor.[edit | edit source]

Instructions and tips for earning the Rock Climbing honor can be found in the Recreation chapter.

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.[edit | edit source]

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.[edit | edit source]

4. Show how to belay properly and safely a lead climber. Show that you can catch a falling lead climber during a practice fall.[edit | edit source]

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).[edit | edit source]

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.[edit | edit source]

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.[edit | edit source]

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.[edit | edit source]

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.[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]