December LCMLA Courses Update (N. Wales)

Places on this years North Wales LCMLA Panel courses are being taken up! The 14-15 December Level 2 course is now full, however if there’s interest we can arrange to put on another course the 12...

North Wales Panel Courses. December 12th-16th 2016

This year the North Wales LCMLA Panel will be running a series of training and assessment courses throughout the week of the 12th through to the 16th of December 2016. Courses will be based at both L...

SRT and/or Level 2 Rescue Practice (9th June)

Here’s a chance to have a play around at the climbing wall at Oaklands having a look at either traverse rigging or rescues, pitch rescues or SRT rescues. Cost of the session is either £20 or 2 ...

Level 2 and SRT Improvised Rescues Session

Here’s some photos and a bit of video from a recent improvised rescues session. Durring a really busy session based at Oaklands OEC and Parc Lead Mine, we covered some of the rescues that a Leve...

LCMLA Revalidation Workshop April 2016, Photos

Here’s a few photos and some of the data from the tyrolean rigging we did during the day. As well as a classroom (sort of!) session discussing cows tails, anchors in slate, metal mines and flood...

Broad (load bearing?) belts for level 1 trips

Belts are not PPE kit, as such they are not tested and not rated. Hanging on just a belt is going to hurt, or worse! However they are very useful within the context of the Level 1 Mine/Cave Leader. Th...