Activity Information

Hikers

Basic Climbing Course - Everett

01/22/13 (Tue) - 10/15/13 (Tue)

Course
Everett Climbing


Nicholas Mayo

7:00 PM

Lectures are held at the Everett Vertical World on Rucker


Member: $475.00 / Non Member: $475.00
Cancellation and Refund Policy


This is a comprehensive introduction to alpine mountaineering. Graduates will develop the fundamental skills necessary to climb alpine peaks in the northwest. We will cover knots, anchors, belaying, rappelling, rock climbing, glacier travel, the fundamentals of self rescue, and crevasse rescue. This course runs approximately five months meeting weekly with several field trips. Attendance at all lectures and field trips, first aid, navigation and completing experience climbs are required for graduation. Participants should be in good cardiovascular shape and be comfortable with basic camping skills. Everett offers an intimate learning experience with a high instructor to student ratio. This is perhaps the best reason to select this course.

The basic climbing course is a program of classroom and field instruction designed to equip students with the fundamental skills and experience necessary to safely climb most rock, snow, and glaciated peaks in the Pacific Northwest. Instruction includes alpine travel and navigational techniques as well as the technical aspects of roped climbing on rock, snow, and glaciers. It concentrates on basic climbing techniques and mountaineering skills: rope handling, knots, navigation, belaying, rappelli... More

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Registration closed on Wed, Jan 23 at 5:00 PM

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USGS Snoqualmie Pass

Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills, 8th ed