Caving self-help workshop

Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 18:00 - 21:00
Woman equipped for caving


Self-help maneuvers:

Presentation of the different maneuvers to develop and situations to determine the appropriate maneuver as well as adapt it to the materal and equipment available at that time.


Sports Directorate General (Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Sport)

Madrid Federation of Speleology


Aimed at members of the Madrid Federation of Speleology.


Tuesday, July 11, 2023

From 18:00 p.m. to 21:00 p.m.

Sports facilities San Vicente de Paul.


General objective: Know and fluently execute the selected self-rescue maneuver using the appropriate protocol.

Specific objectives: 

  • Know the self-help protocols with their guidelines to follow.
  • Select the maneuver appropriate to the circumstances and profile of the person.
  • Adapt the specific equipment of the rescuer to the manoeuvres.
  • Carry out efficiently the execution of each maneuver.
  • Analyze and carry out risk management in each action.

Maneuvers to develop:

  1. Self-help with long rope.
  2. Self-help with pedal.
  3. Self-help Croll vs. Croll.
  4. Descent by taut rope.

Place of celebration

Sports facilities Saint Vincent de Paul
Calle del Pelicano, 4, 28025 Madrid, Spain

Enrollment in the activity

Registration date:
De 29 2023 June a July 10, 2023

Be in possession of a federation license from the Madrid Federation of Speleology.

Have knowledge of rope progression in vertical caving.

Have your own approved vertical progression equipment.

Necessary equipment that the participant must provide:

  1. Comfortable sportswear.
  2. Closed footwear (sports or mountain shoes).
  3. Approved caving vertical progression equipment.
  4. Approved caving helmet.
  5. 9 mm and 3 m cord for making valdostane.
  6. Two 7 mm cords for machard.

16 places, in order of request.

Registration form.