safe rigging - highlines

Want to be one of the very few people able

to equip highlines safely?

 

For advanced slackliners wanting to grow their know-how in a safe and reliable way we are offering a one-day workshop with a specialist willing to share all his hard acquired knowledge.

Duration: 1 day

Wo: Furka Gebiet, Schweiz

Wann: July 2021

Price: CHF 290.- p.P.

Date: July to September

Free places left

Adventure ID: 04/202102

Country/Region: Switzerland, Uri

Meeting point: Gotthard pass, 6465

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Participants: 3-8 guests

Services: 1x vegetarian lunch, group material

Requirements: 

Ability to walk longlines at least 25 meter long

Your adventure guide: 


Stefan

International Slackline Ass. Certified Rigger

Intended Schedule:


Day 1 - 09:00

From the meeting point at the Gotthard pass we gently walk up to the rigging area where the workshop will be held. The day is divided in two modules.

Theory Module:

  • Basics of rigging
  • Historical background
  • Equipment
  • Rock and protection evaluation
  • General safety


12:00 

Picnic style vegetarian lunch and small break.

Practical Module:

  • Rigging and testing various materials and highline
  • Tips and tricks for rigging with natural anchors
  • Handling emergency situations
  • Environmental consciousness while rigging


Non-climbers are welcome to join the workshop, although we recommend participants to have an ability level of walking at least 25 m long longlines.

Execution: 

We will confirm if the tour is taking place per e-mail latest:

if it's a weekend tour 1 day before it begins (from 11:00)

if it's a multi day tour 2 days before it begins (from 17:00)

After the tour: 

We'll email you direct links to the photo upload/download and our feedback form

Material

 

 

Clothing:

  • Hard shell jacket
  • Soft shell or fleece jacket
  • Climbing pants, t-shirt and sweater
  • Light rain jacket

 

Miscellaneous:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sun and lip cream, sun hat
  • Water bottle
  • Ev. camera
  • Sturdy shoes for the approach
  • Backpack (20-30l)

 

Technical equipment:

  • Helmet
  • Climbing harness
  • Other slackline material, if available

 

Catering:

  • Snacks: These will be eaten between breakfast and dinner, so pack enough for the days of the tour. Dried fruit, chocolate, cheese, wholemeal bread and energy bars suit well. To avoid your backpack from being too heavy, try not to bring too much food with you.
  • Lunch: Vegetarian picnic style lunch is included in this tour. As a commitment to animal welfare, we do not offer fish/meat. We still try our best to keep the menu as exciting as possible despite logistical difficulties. Please notify us in advance of any special dietary needs.

 

Covid-19 measures:

  • 100ml disinfectant
  • Protective masks (2 per day)

 

Rental equipment:

  • Climbing harness, CHF 20.00
  • Helmet, CHF 15.00

Before the tour:

It is mandatory to read the last information about your tour 1 day before the tour starts (from 11am). We will email you at the mentioned time.

Free places left

On request

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Any question left?

Not sure if your skills fulfill the requirements above?

I will be happy to help you!

Stefania

travel@expedtribe.com

+41 766 10 10 26

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