Recreational Rappelling & Rigging Class (Level 1)

This is a great class for both the beginner as well as the more experienced person.  This is for those people who want to pursue rappelling for fun and will be taking others with them.  Class begins with a thorough equipment familiarization and safety lecture.  A student manual will be provided, and be prepared to take notes.  Students will gain knowledge in knots used for rappelling, basic anchoring and belay techniques.  Students will build their own anchor systems and rappel on this rope set-up with the approval and guidance of one or more instructors.
We start out on a small tower before adventuring to the mountain bluffs. 

Class Times: Saturday-Sunday 8AM-5PM (EST) or any other 2 days
 Lodging: Included @ Signal Mtn. Site
Cost: $300.00 each 2 days (minimum = 2 students)
          $200.00 each if 3 or more people. (Maximum = 10 students)
Gear Required: Tight fitting leather type gloves / hiking boots to protect ankles, eye protection & clothing appropriate for weather conditions(long pants required). Letter of confirmation and more information will be emailed upon registration and payment.

Recreational Rappelling & Rigging Class (Level 2)

This course is for those wishing to advance their rappelling and rigging skills.  Class begins with an equipment review and comprehensive safety lecture.  Student manual will be provided, as well as more notes.  Students will move beyond simply descending and will now learn ascending and basic partner rescue, as well as adding a few more knots and advanced anchoring skills.  Class will move from the classroom to high bluff areas on the mountain. Students are welcome to bring ATVs if you don't wish to walk 3 miles into the backcountry.
Class Times: Saturday-Sunday 8AM-5PM (EST) or any other 2 days
Free @ Signal Mtn. Site
Cost: $300.00 each for 2 days (minimum =  4 students)
          $200.00 each if 5 or more people. (Maximum = 10 students)

Contact: Pat Wagner


                                Fun Excursions Only
1/2 Day Fun Rappelling On Tower: (8AM-12PM) $25.00 ea.
1 Day Fun Rappelling On Tower: (8AM-5PM) $50.00 ea.
2 Days Fun Rappelling on Tower & Mountain Bluffs
        With Overnight Lodging = $225.00 ea.
        Without Overnight Lodging = $200.00 ea.
        2 Day excursions require a minimum group size of 4
        Minimum age 12 years old

Our excursions are for groups wishing to have some fun doing something different and exciting with minimal instruction - youth groups, friends, families, groups of any kind.  We provide on-site sleeping quarters (bunk beds), full kitchen, grill, living room area, showers, and all bedding is provided including towels.  Adults participating must sign release waivers.  Parents or guardians must be present with minors and will sign consent and release waivers for them.  All forms will be completed and returned to the staff prior to participation.  Participants must bring food, water, and snacks for each days activities.  One bluff site requires a long hike (3 miles each way).  Instructor staff will determine sites to be used dependent upon skill level of the group, as well as maturity/adherance to safety rules.  Each participant must have properly fitting boots, tight fitting pair of gloves, eye protection, bug spray (for backcountry), sunscreen, and pants to protect legs.

These are Super Fun Adventures that develop participants confidence and Team Work ethics! Enjoying the Cumberland Plateau view, overlooking the Tennessee River canyon gorge, is just an added plus to any adventure!  
                               Contact: Pat Wagner 

Should your department need on- site training and something specific for your jurisdiction we will travel.

Please contact Pat Wagner