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Sunday 3rd April Train the Trainers : Dalkey Quarry

April 3, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sunday 3rd April Train the Trainers Sunday IMC Members with Rob Davies
All are welcome

These are the 6 skills to be covered (if anyone has a copy of last years notes , they might make more sense that these fresh ones)
we can do some more advanced stuff if people want and we have time , but if this is new to you then it would be overload

Second Climbs Past His Runner (single rope)
Equip: 2 HMS
Lock of Belay, take rope closest to the Ancor, feed loop down with a HMS crab, have 2nd attach to belay loop, belay back down with 2nd HMS on italian Hitch, until tight again on lead rope.

Assisted Hoist
Equip: Prusik + HMS
Lock of Belay, Fix Prusik to live rope (infront of belay device), take dead rope closest to belay, feed loop down with a HMS crab, have 2nd attach to belay loop. Unlock belay and take up slack; Victim pulls on rope coming from belayer,leader pulls on rope coming from victim

Unassisted Hoist
Equip: 2 Prusiks + HMS
Lock of Belay, Fix 1st Prusik live rope before belay, Fix 2nd Prusik live rope further down with attached crab, dead rope attach to 2nd Prusik, pull and keep moving 2nd Prusik down the rope (as far possible)

Escaping the System (from belay built out of reach rope (no powerpoint))
Equip: Prusik , 2 Slings , 4 HMS
Lock of Belay, fix Prusik to live rope to anchors with sling (Klemheist rather than French) using 2 HMS, sling has an overhand for potential tieoff,powerpoint; release belay to weight prusik; back up prusik withItalianHitch-tied off(releasable knot)or fig8 if going to ab down on tail); personal saftey – girth hitch 2nd sling into belay loop into anchors; untie from system;

Abseil Past a Knot
Equip: Short Sling , 2 Prusiks
Setup sling girth hitched to belay loop attached to Prusik in reach (half or shortened sling) on live rope; lower by releasing top prusik until 60cm before knot,let pusik take ; tie backup knot 2meters (beyond knot) ; release belay device and attach just after/below knot with prusik on leg loop (3rd hand); release top prusik to belay device and 3rd hand

Abseil Y-hang pickup
Equip: Y-Hang-rig is a standard sling overhand near middle , leaving a small loop and belay device connect into , Crab needed for victim


April 3, 2016
10:00 am - 5:00 pm



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