Alpine Climbing Course is an intensive and thorough program in training
to become a competent climbing partner on technical rock, snow, and
glacier climbs in the Pacific Northwest. Included skills taught and
experiences had are belaying and rope handling, rappelling, 5th class
rock climbing, snow/glacier climbing, basic technical rescue, 1st aid
& map & compass (separate programs and prices), back-country
camping including snow camping, emergency survival skills, guidance on
gear purchases and conditioning, basic risk assessment, weather,
avalanche assessment, and more. Participants are trained to become solid
and competent participants in the realm of alpine climbing on rock and
glacier summits in the PNW.
You can also find more information about the course, including the full schedule and an FAQ at that location.
Instructions about how to enroll will be emailed to you after your application has been accepted.
class meetings at the Program Center at Magnuson Park:
- Oct 14, 2010 – 7:00-9:00 pm
- Feb 3 – 7:00-9:00 pm
- Apr 14 – 7:00-9:00 pm
- Oct 26, 27,Nov 11, 12 – Knots
- Dec 7, 8, Jan 4, 5 – Rappel, Belay, and Prusik
- Feb 12, 13, Mar 5,6 – Belay Escape
- Mar 26, 27, Apr 2, 3 – Rock skills evaluation
- Apr 23, 24, May 7, 8 – Snow Travel Skills
- May 31, Jun 1, 8, 9 – Crevasse rescue evaluation
no refunds beyond the first lecture.
This is a
member's only program; you must be a member of The Mountaineers before
registering for the course.
general membership questions contact club staff at
firstname.lastname@example.org or (206) 521-6001