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What I Learned at TNF Summer Leadership Part 1 - Tue, Sep 8 2015

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The Basics:
Event Type:Training
Event Location:BCIT Climbing Wall
Date(s) & Time:Tue, Sep 8 2015  6:00 PM
Registration Cut Off: Mon, Sep 7 2015 6:00:00 PM
Event Duration:3 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
Event Leader(s): Michael McMinn
Amber McMinn
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This is part 1 of a series I will be conducting on some of the things that I had the pleasure of learning this past summer while at The North Face Summer Leadership Course. In this first part we will be going over how to make a set of purcell prussiks, their applications and use. Then as time allows we will move into some crevasse rescue practice.

Required Items to Bring:
10 meters of 6mm cord, for making a set of purcell prussiks. harness and 4 locking carabiners and 4 non locking carabiners. 1-120cm sewn sling
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