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Canyoning Rescue L2

Must-know canyoning rescue techniques for emergency situations

Canyoning Rescue L2 overview

In this canyoning rescue module you will learn the theory behind rope and water rescue in the canyon. We look at rescue hierarchy and prevention so you understand and assess the risks for yourself, your team and the victim if you have to perform a rescue. This module also covers a range of basic to intermediate canyoning rescue techniques for both rope and water all covered in video and e-book lessons.

This module is included in the Canyoning Level 2 course.

Intermediate level


What you will learn:

Be ready for an emergency.

The rope rescue section of this module covers the most basic canyoning rescue scenarios starting with personal, then into indirect rescue techniques such as ‘releasing a victim’. You will then learn some basic canyoning direct rescue techniques and some more complex indirect rescue such as ‘rope cutting’.

The water section presents the theory and principles of canyoning swiftwater rescue along with self rescue, indirect and basic direct rescue techniques. Canyoning water rescue can often be high risk and time-critical, so it's very important you understand the risks and techniques to keep you and a potential victim safe.

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Program Outline

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1. L2 Rescue

2. L2 Incident Management

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L2 Rescue

Get the knowledge and theory for rope and water rescue. Learn about the different rescue principles, protocols and risks associated with canyoning rescue. Learn how to perform personal, direct and indirect rescues on the rope and in white water with confidence.


L2 Incident Management

Learn how to manage an incident when it happens, including launching an alert and transporting a casualty out of the canyon.

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