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Rappel Certification Level One


DATE: 22 February 2014

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DESCRIPTION:       This 8 hour course covers rappelling basics indoor and outdoor.  The indoor class teaches you about rappelling safety/rappelling gear and its application, rappelling knots and application, and rigging points needed for rappelling.  The outdoor portion reviews safety procedures, knots, gear, and rigging points; then you learn how to safely rappel and do several rappels.  Rappelling test and knot exam. (This course is subject to a 3-person minimum) $85/person  Note:  You will receive a Level1 rappelling certification ID card upon request and successful completion of this class and exams for a processing fee of $15.00.

LOCATION: Woodbury, GA 


  1. Proper knot tying related to rappelling
  2. Proper belay techniques
  3. Proper rappel techniques
  4. Safety measures during rappel operations
  5. Proper anchor point rigging
  6. Proper rappel command                                                                

ATTENDEES:     This is a course for first time rappellers.  All interested are invited to participate.

Students are tested on:

    Tie the Hip rappel (Swiss) seat (the 90 seconds)

    Hook-up to a rappel rope without deficiency (15 seconds)

    Conduct three rappels

Knot tying performance: four different knots (two minutes each)

Anchor Point Rigging

Written Test

Students must pass all tests to graduate and are allowed one retest per exam.


Dates: 22 February 2014
Age Range: 9 and above
Travel: Arrive in Atlanta, GA and use either Groome Transportation or a continuing flight to Columbus, GA.  Plan to stay at a hotel or lodging facility of your choice in the Columbs, Ga area.  The Rappel course will be held in various venues in and around Columbus, GA.  Classroom sessions will train at our facility in woodbury, Ga.

  Urban training will be in downtown Columbus, Rural training will be in Pine Mountain Ga.
Registration Window: Now through 15 Feb2014 at Register Now!

Payment: $85 is due by 15 Feb 2014.

Earlier Event: February 8
Later Event: March 3