Beyond Basics is an advanced challenge course operations workshop. It’s 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 the Level 2 Challenge Course Practitioner Certification test. (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 as needed such as Flying Squirrel, Pamper Pole/Plank, Zip Wire, Rappel, Holy Cow Swing.
Prerequisite: Adventure Basics Level 1 workshop or equivalent experience within the last 2-3 years. We can help you determine if this workshop is right for you. Click here for our Level 1 Skills Assessment checklist.