Beyond Basics: Level 2 Training

Skill Level: Advanced Level
Tuition: $620 Course Length: 4 days (35 hrs)
Meal Plan: $150 Graduate Credit: 2 (additional fee)
Lodging: Lodging Options CEU: Available (additional fee)

Course Description:

Beyond Basics is an advanced challenge course operations workshop. It is designed to help practitioners reinforce and improve the requisite technical skills needed to effectively operate a low and high challenge course program. Emphasis will be on developing a deeper understanding of challenge course systems and cultivating a critical eye for risk management.

This workshop prepares challenge course practitioners for Level II Certification. (Testing is optional, you must register for the test separately.)

This workshop will include:

  • Review of basic skills: knot tying, proper use and maintenance of equipment, belay skills
  • Self belay techniques for challenge course access, set-up and gear retrieval
  • Risk management
  • Emergency action plans
  • Accident prevention and basic rescue procedures
  • Specialty element operations such as Flying Squirrel, Pamper Pole/Plank, Zip Line, Rappel, Giant Swing.

Prerequisite: Adventure Basics Level 1 workshop or equivalent experience. We can help you determine if this workshop is right for you. Go to for our Level 1 practical skills checklist.

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