In this intermediate-advanced course you will gain knowledge and competence with anchors, rigging and rescue systems while honing your personal rappelling, ascending and problem-solving skills to enable you to become a contributing member of a team descending intermediate to advanced canyons, up to and including Class 4. You will need to bring your own gear for this course.

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The ART-1 Canyoneering course will be taught by Rich Carlson on June 22 and 23. He will be instructing his ART-2 Canyoneering course the following weekend on June 29 and 30. Sign up for both courses that build on your skills in a unique two consecutive weekend opportunity. ART-1 will be completely at the PMI/VRS Denver Training facility. ART-2 will meet at the PMI/VRS Denver Training facility and will go outside to Boulder Canyon for some actual canyon time with Rich Carlson.

This is a course designed and taught for many years by Rich Carlson. PMI’s Vertical Rescue Solutions is hosting this course at our Denver Training Facility. Our goal is to bring the absolutely best training in recreation, technical rescue and industrial safety to you for your chosen adventures. We are honored to partner up with Rich Carlson come to Denver for this amazing course.

Your Instructor and Mentor, Rich Carlson

Since 1990, my passion has been helping people like you grow through technical excellence and personal accomplishment.

Over the past 30+ years I have helped thousands of people follow their adventure dreams. Students around the world have included recreational canyoneers and climbers from beginner to advanced, professional guides, rescue teams, backcountry rangers, law enforcement and the military.