Canyon Leadership Course
Take the lead on your next adventure. The Canyon Leadership course teaches the skills necessary to safely lead others in a canyoneering environment. Gain the confidence to take friends, family, kids, or anyone less experienced on your next canyoneering trip. Learn to manage the unique challenges that come with leading a group.
• Group Gear Selection and Management
• Efficiently Moving with Larger Groups
• Static and Dymanic Courtesy Rappels
• Lowering Systems
• Canyoneering with Kids
• Protecting Ropes from Damage
• Top Belays and Hand Lines
• Rappelling and Ascending Past Knots
• Static Block Conversions
• Managing Rope Damage
• Dealing with Lost Gear
Ascending, basic mechanical advantage 3:1, 4:1, pig rig, pothole escape, transient anchors, multi pitch rappels, guided rappels, redirects, build and inspect natural and artificial anchors, set and adjust friction, hands free lock off, personal tether use, soft starts, hard starts, static blocks, contingency blocks, meat anchors, partner assists and captures, fireman belay, knots: overhand, figure 8 on a bight, figure 8 follow through, figure 8 bend, alpine butterfly, double overhand, edk, square fisherman, double fisherman, girth hitch, clove hitch, prusik hitch, klemheist, voodoo hitch.
What our Students are Saying
"TJ is a fantastic instructor. He was able to determine my level of prior experience and adjust the class according. This class was super informative. TJ is patient and very clear with his instruction. The equipment used was top notch. Our group had a great time hearing all of the experiences that TJ has had over the years! Seriously so much fun! Sign up, it’s well worth every penny!"
- Micah Y.
"TJ did an amazing job and taught a great course. I feel much more comfortable with canyoneering after this course. I would highly recommend his course and store. "
- Brayden M.