Edmonton, AB, Canada T6L 1K5
Rescue Three Professional is only offered on demand. If you or your group would like to arrange a Rescue Three course, please contact our office with details. Please check the Rescue Dynamics webite at http://www.rescuedynamics.ca at a later date for future updates. The following form letter provides typical information for this course:
This letter will serve to introduce you to the High Angle Rescue Dynamics - Level Three - Pro Course you expressed interest in. Dates and prices for this course are not currently available as this course is only offered on demand. The following information was from previous courses and is here so that you can get a general idea about the basic details of a typical course of this kind. The cost of the course per person is $840 including GST.
In order for you to be confirmed on the course you must first complete the personal information form, then read, understand and sign the waiver. You will then need to mail or email those completed forms in. You will then be billed for the course fees.
If you have not paid, your spot is NOT yet confirmed. We reserve the right to cancel the course in the event of severe weather or low enrollment. Should this happen, your course fees will be refunded. See our website for complete cancellation policies and procedures.
Should less than four persons sign up for the course, we reserve the right to cancel the course. We also reserve the right to cancel the course in the event of severe weather. Should this happen, your course fees will be refunded.
Prerequisite for attending this course is completion of Rescue Two or permission of the instructor to attend based on equivalent experience with the type of systems presented in Rescue One. It is also highly recommended that you have completed Rock Rescue Essentials as well prior to attending so that you have some basic SRT rescue skills as well. Completion of an Intermediate Rock Climbing course is an asset but not absolutely required.
A $100 non refundable, non transferable deposit will be required to hold each spot and full payment is required no later than eight weeks prior to course commencement. You should also consider purchasing cancellation insurance through a travel agent in case you are unable to attend due to medical or other emergency. We reserve the right to cancel the course for any reason. Should this happen, your course fees will be refunded.
A sample course outline is included with this letter. Instruction takes place on rock cliffs and slabs in the Front Ranges in and around Jasper National Park (midway between Hinton and Jasper). We will provide instruction and all the technical climbing equipment including hardware, ropes, helmets and harnesses. (If you own your own gear, feel free to bring it. It is best not to buy any new equipment until after the course is over, as you will make better purchasing decisions after you have tried out various items in the field.) We DO NOT provide boots, day pack or clothing. Proper climbing or work boots with a vibram sole are a must. Be sure your clothing can handle the changes in mountain environment, including heat, cold, wind, rain (or snow?), sun and insects. We are outside all day on most days, and the course will proceed in all but the most severe weather. Expect days to be long with the occasional evening session. The enclosed equipment list may help you to prepare for the course.
The meeting time and place is TBA. Further details will be provided upon your registration.
You must have a valid Park Vehicle Group Pass or Personal Pass to attend this course, as we are traveling in National Park areas. Be sure to purchase one when you first enter the Park if you do not already have one.
IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT WAIVERS: Our insurer requires that we have a two part process for using and administering waivers. If you sign up by mail or email you must included a signed and witnessed waiver as part of your application for all courses. You will also be required to sign a second full colour paper copy of the waiver in the presence of one of our staff members. There are no exceptions.
If you have any further questions, please email us or call (780) 461-5040.
Cyril Shokoples EMT, IFMGA
Chief Instructor / Mountain Guide
HIGH ANGLE RESCUE DYNAMICS - LEVEL THREE - PROFESSIONAL SESSION:
© 1990, 2001 Cyril Shokoples
(NOTE: schedule subject to change due to weather or other factors)
DAY 1 Advanced Review
DAY 2 Advanced Systems Concepts and Leadership
DAY 3 Operation Scenarios & Highlines
DAY 4 Major Operation Scenarios
DAY 5 Major Operation Scenarios
DAY 6 Major Operation Scenarios & Highlines
DAY 7 Final Operation Scenarios & Evaluation
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