1. GAIN ATTENTION. Ropes, carabiners, and chocks are used to aid you and your unit when operating in a mountainous area. Their proper use can make your movement over cliffs, deep chasms and mountain rivers much easier. Use of this equipment incorrectly can inhibit your ability to move efficiently and in some cases cause serious injury or death to members of your unit.

2. OVERVIEW. The purpose of this period of instruction is to introduce you to the types of equipment used here and how to care for it so as to prevent its untimely failure. This lesson relates to all climbing and installation work that you perform here.

INSTRUCTOR NOTE: Have students read learning objectives.

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