Activity Information


Intermediate Climbing Course - Olympia

01/30/14 (Thu) - 04/05/14 (Sat)

Olympia Climbing

Richard Irwin   (Qualified Youth Leader)

Member: $175.00
The fee will be collected by: Branch
Cancellation and Refund Policy

The intermediate climbing course provides classroom and field instruction designed to teach the techniques of safe climbing on rock, hard snow, ice, and mixed alpine terrain. Leadership and safety skills are major components of the course. The Olympia intermediate climbing course is offered in a module format that includes instruction on winter mountaineering including emergency shelter construction and avalanche safety and rescue; leading on rock including setting pro, building and equalizing anchors, swinging leads and self-rescue; hard snow and glacier travel including German and French technique; and vertical ice climbing including the placing of ice screws and swinging leads on 60+ degree ice.

Although this is a Modular course, the Rock 1 and 2 must be taken in the same year, also the Ice I and Ice II must be taken in the same year.

Registration for this activity is being handled by the leader. Please contact the leader directly to register for this activity.

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