• This is an entry level class for beginners and more experienced rope rescue personnel.

  • Taking this class gives rescuers more time rappelling and practicing techniques while hanging on rope.

  • Class begins with a thorough equipment familiarization and safety lecture

  • Subsequent days include “hands-on” practice.

  • Students will gain knowledge in knots used for rescue rappelling, anchoring techniques, belay techniques, self-rescue techniques (getting out of a jam), assisted rappelling and rappelling Pick-Off techniques.

  • Students may want to bring an ATV in order to get to some of the bluff sites that are 3 miles into the back-country, be willing to walk long distances when attending class here on Signal Mountain, Tennessee.


Pre-Requisites: Must be physically capable of walking up and down steep mountainous terrain with rope gear, food and water. (No Pre-Courses)


Required Equipment: A confirmation letter will be e-mailed or mailed to the student which will include information concerning lodging, directions and what students should bring to class.


·         A Certificate of completion from, Mountain Rope Safety Courses


Class Hours: Friday 7PM – 10PM; Saturday 8AM-5PM; Sunday 8AM-5PM(EST)  Or Tuesday 12PM-5PM, Wednesday 8AM-5PM, Thursday 8AM-5PM


Lodging: Free when Training @ Signal Mountain, TN. Site.

Cost: $200.00 

Schedule: Please click here for available dates and pricing.


Registration / Payment: Please click here for registration and payment options.

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