Singapore Mountaineering Federation | Singapore National Abseiling Standards (SNAS)
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Singapore National Abseiling Standards (SNAS)


In the recent years, abseiling as a sport has gained rapid popularity. It has progressed from a stand-alone activity into an integral part of outdoor education, adventure races and event environmental awareness projects.

Most enthusiasts were introduced to abseiling as part of their military training, rock climbing activities and as part of adventure education programme. However, few actually participated in formal abseiling training with emphasis on personal competency and instructional training.

The proficiency course aims to equip abseil enthusiast and abseil leaders with sound technical knowledge and proactive attitude towards safety when conducting abseiling activities.

The proficiency course will be developed into three progressive levels;

  • Abseiling Proficiency Level 1 – An Introductory Course
  • Abseiling Proficiency Level 2 – Advanced Personal Competency
  • Abseiling Proficiency Level 2 – Single Pitch Abseil Leader