Date: Saturday 1st March  2014

Only open to full MIAs and MICs  

This workshop would be ideal for people who work in a water environment and  want to hone their skills, or people who have little experience working with clients in a moving water environment.

It will count as 1 CPD point.


  • Looking at kit (personal and group)
  • Rescue kit 
  • Rescues 
  • Weather
  • Accessing Local knowledge 
  • Venue selection
  • Group size
  • Group control 
  • Jumps, slides, lowers, climbs, spotting, sumps and abseils


Venue will be weather dependent but may include:    Stonycroft Gill, Hause Gill, Sour milk Gill, Church beck or Shepherd’s Crag.

The Cost is £44.  Book for more details,

This workshop is running but still has places  

The maximum ratio will be 1:8 and it will be first come first served.


Kit needed by participants :

  • Helmet
  • Harness and belay devise (figure of 8 descender or Petzl pirana)
  • Cow tails with carabineers
  • River Knife
  • Swimming costume
  • Wetsuit (winter steamer) or dry suit
  • Old waterproofs
  • Warm clothes
  • Neoprene hat
  • Neoprene socks
  • Neoprene gloves
  • Boots
  • Buoyancy aid
  • Towel


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