Provide students with the fundamental canyoneering skills necessary to join a competently led group into canyons rated up to 3A/B III and supervised introduction to technical canyoneering skills.
Through training and mentoring, increase of technical personal skill sets and expanded situational awareness and to introduce group leadership roles, associated technical skills and instructional techniques.
The development of intermediate level canyoneering / problem solving skills, basic canyon leadership techniques, group efficiencies, and competence in straightforward companion rescues.
OBJECTIVE: To be effective in the safe leadership of a canyoneering group, competent in mitigating technical challenges, confident in environmental/situational risk assessment, and capable in an emergency.
Older (2018) version of the ACA Skills Checklist