Singapore National Climbing Standards  Certification  Level 3

This course introduces the techniques of climbing bolted multi-pitch routes safely, and great for you to advance to outdoor multi-pitch climbing. This is the course that will prepare for climbing outdoors!  This course will also teach rescue basics of an injured climber!

This is a Two Day Course

2 Instructors will be supporting this Course

  1. Lead Climbing
    • Artificial climbing wall vs. natural rocks
    • Types of protection points
    • Multi-pitch climbing
  2. Introducing Equipment for Multi-Pitch Climb (usage, care, limitation)
    • Dynamic ropes – single/ half/ twin
    • Accessory cords/ prusiks (various diameters)
    • Quickdraws
    • Slings (runners)/ tapes (safety slings, extensions as runners, anchors)
    • Belay devices
    • Circular descending devices (e.g. Figure-of-8, Harpoon)
    • Planar descending devices (e.g. Stitch Plate)
    • Tubular descending devices (e.g. ATC)
    • In-Line adjustable devices (e.g. Rack)
    • Auto-Locking descending devices (e.g. GriGri, Cinch, Stop)
  3. Knots and Hitches (usage, limitations, dressing)
    • Double Figure-of-8 Knots with Double Bight
    • Friction Knots (Standard/ Classic, Klemheist, French)
    • Overhand Knot
    • Alpine Butterfly Knot
    • Clove Hitch
    • Girth Hitch
    • Italian Hitch (or Munter’s Hitch)
  4. Anchor System
    • Criteria for anchors
    • Types of anchors (Self-Equalized, Isolated/ Static, Ropes and Anchors)
  5. Multi-Pitch Climb
    • Leading and Seconding – Changeover
    • Setting up anchors (using slings/ tapes, ropes)
    • Belaying (direct and indirect)
    • Pre-Climb Checks
    • Climbing Commands
    • Safety Considerations – anchors, fall factor, buddy check
  6. Understanding risk involving Multi-Pitch Climbing
  7. Abseil
    • Abseil with backup (auto-block)
    • Counter-balance abseil
    • Stack abseil
  8.  Ascending on ropes
    • Prusiking

Upon completion of the event, you will receive SNCS Level 3 certification which is recognized throughout South East Asia! This is a two day course (14 hours) to ensure each participant has demonstrated proficiency in lead climbing multi-pitch techniques.

SNCS Level 2 and SNAS Level 1 are required as prerequisite.

As always, spaces are limited, so get in touch to reserve your spot!

LOCATION THE CLIFF at SNOW CITY
DURATION 2 Days
START TIME
9:00 am
FINISH TIME 4:00 pm
WEAR Comfortable athletic clothing, comfortable shoes, hat, and sunscreen
INCLUDED Professional instructor

Runners, Quick Draws, Ropes, Slings

Helmet, Belay devices

NOT INCLUDED Food, Sports Drinks

Climbing shoes

Harness

Accessory Cords

MIN AGE 16
EXPERIENCE SNCS LEVEL 2 and SNAS Level 1 Required

 

Please Remember to:

  • Bring Water (some water will be provided)
  • Wear tennis/sport/climbing shoes
  • Bring a towel as it is very humid
PLEASE NOTE:  Due to limited slots availability, you must inform us at least one week in advance if you cannot make the dates and times for the slot you have booked. You can either choose to reschedule your slot or receive a refund, minus any transaction fees. You can reschedule once without forfeiting class fees.
No refund will be issued or rebooking allowed if you cancel less than 7 days prior to your course date. Thank you for your understanding.

Additional information

Skill LevelIntermediate
Singapore National Climbing Standards

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