Abseil Skills 1 – Morning Session Clovelly Cliffs

Hello Members,

Abseiling is an essential skill to have for club trips such as multi-pitch abseiling, canyoning, and climbing. Join us on this skills trip that will give you the techniques and knowledge to undertake a safe and successful abseil.

What we will cover
� Maintain personal safety at the top and bottom of cliffs
� Prepare for an abseiling activity
� Conduct pre-abseil safety checks
� Get on and off the rope
� Communicate between cliff top and bottom
� Perform a variety of abseils
� Negotiate common abseil hazards
� Perform fireman belays

Who is this trip for?
This trip is for beginners

Where & When?
Morning Session: 8.30am to 12.30pm
Location: Burrows Park, Clovelly Cliffs

Transport
Participants will need to catch a bus from Central to Clovelly Beach.

Personal items to bring:
� Closed Grippy Shoes, no flip flops or open-toe sandals.
� Warm comfortable clothes.
� Light rain jacket in case of light rain.
� Sun protection.
� Snacks and water.
� All long hair must be tied back.
� Fun adventurous spirit!

All rope, safety equipment, helmets, harnesses, and sanitization will be provided by the club.

This trip will be occurring simultaneously with the OAC Photoshoot at Clovelly. During the course photos and videos will be captured for use in the new version of the club’s skills notes, and for other uses such as on our club website.

At around 1pm there will be a BBQ which you are welcome to join. If you wish to eat at the BBQ please sign up for the Photoshoot trip as well so that we can cater correctly.
https://utsoac.org.au/activities/oac-photoshoot-clovelly-20-sep-2020/”

See you there at the cliffs!

Bookings

This activity is fully booked.