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Petzl Belaying Course

Over the last few months several people have asked me when there will be another Petzl Belaying Course. So by popular demand here it is. Find us on Facebook or Meetup

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INTRODUCTION

Thank you for your interest in training with Traks Pro and Petzl. This informational packet will help you to finalize your training plans. It contains:

• Course Information, Logistics, Enrollment, Payment, and Cancellation details – p. 2-3

• Map and directions to the Traks Pro Training Center – p. 4-5

• A preview of the waiver to be signed prior to attending training with Traks Pro p. 6

Please let us know if we can answer questions about the training. You can reach us via email at training@traks-me.com.com or by phone at +971 4 8859980 or Brian Coones at brian.coones@gmail.com, phone: +971 55 770 8629

Best Regards,

The Traks Pro Team

Belaying a Climber: Responsibility and Techniques
January 29th 2014, 1 day

Do you know who is on the other end of your rope? Belaying is a critical part of the climbing system that makes the difference between a successful and unsuccessful day of climbing.

We all want to improve our skills as a climber and proper belaying is an important skill to improve upon. Come and join us at Traks Pro for an evening of belaying improvement.

Aim:

To provide climbers in the UAE/Oman with awareness of the skills and responsibilities required to effectively belay a climber on a single pitch sport or top rope climbing route.

Objectives:

 

  • Review the roles and responsibilities of a belayer
  • Provide the tools to demonstrate and transmit proper belaying techniques
  • Provide a structured, modular practical awareness program
  • To improve belaying skills
  • Minimize the risks of climbing related incidents through proper belaying
  • Understand the benefits of proper belaying and the consequences of bad belaying
  • Meet new potential climbing partners and friends

Audience:

 

  • Climbers and mountaineers
  • Climbing instructors and mountain guides
  • Climbing wall supervisors
  • Recreational climbing product Salesforce

Prerequisites:

 

  • Basic Climbing Experience, Lead Climbing Experience Preferred

 

Training materials and certificate:

  • Technical documents
  • Certificate of Training

*Bring Two Passport Size Photos on the Day of the course*

LOGISTICS

Traks Pro Training Center (see map and directions on p. 4-5)

Dubai Investment Park 1
Askeral Properties

Warehouse 10

Provisions
Traks Pro will provide basic equipment, including helmets, belay ropes, hardware and fall arrest systems.

 

Attire

Participants should wear training-appropriate clothing, including durable footwear and long pants.

When

January 2014 TBD 6pm to 10pm

Cost

 Cost to be determined.

List price of the Petzl Belaying course in Europe and US is200usd (750aed) Price directed by the Petzl Technical Institute http://www.petzl.com/us/pro/PTI_courses

25% of the course cost is being donated to the UAE Bolting Fund. Space is limited to 16 participants. 50% Deposit is required to secure booking.

Registration

Email your contact information (name, company, email address, phone number, mailing address, passport and visa copy) to training@traks-me.com or brian.coones@gmail.com or call Traks Pro +971 4 8859980 or Brian Coones at +971 55 770 8629 for instructions.

Payment

Enrollment is not complete until payment is arranged by contacting Traks Pro or Brian Coones

Payment can be made by check, cash or account transfer.

Cancellation Policy

Traks Pro will announce any cancellations prior to the course’s start date and will refund all fees. If you cancel your participation in a class 14 or more days prior to its start you will not receive a refund but will receive credit towards a future Traks Pro Course (good for 6 months and transferable to other persons within your organization or business).

Contact Traks Pro Training at training@traks-me.com, phone: +971 4 8859980, or Brian Coones  at brian.coones@gmail.com, phone: +971 55 770 8629 if you have any questions about the training, logistics, or equipment.

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