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Climbing Self-Rescue Course - Seattle

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10/11/12 - 12/31/13

Seattle Climbing

Jeff Bowman

Member: $150.00
Cancellation and Refund Policy

About the Climbing Self-Rescue Course
What would happen if your party needed to perform a rescue on high-angle rock or technical ice or on a glacier with the very limited resources available in a typical small climbing party? This advanced-level rescue course will give you tips for travelling safe and teach you how to effect high-angle rock, high-angle ice and glacier rescues in parties of two.

Course Prerequisites
Successful completion of at least two intermediate or crag climbs.

Climb Leaders
Preferenece for enrollment is given to climb leaders. The course fee will be fully refunded to climb leaders who successfully complete this course.

Course Schedule
Thu, Oct 11, 7-10pm -- Introduction at the MSPC, Goodman C
Sat, Oct 13, 8am-5pm -- Aid Climbing on Bolts, Counterbalance Rappelling at the MSPC North Wall
Sun, Oct 14, 8am-5pm -- High Angle Rescue Techniques at the MSPC, North Wall
Sat, Oct 27, 8am-5pm -- High Angle Rescue at the MSPC, South Wall
Sun, Oct 28, 8am-5pm – Make-up Session or extra practice (if needed/wanted)
Sat, Nov 11, 10am-4pm -- High Angle Rescue on Ice at Big Four Ice Caves
TBD in June -- Crevasse Rescue Meeting at the MSC
TBD in June -- Crevasse Rescue at TBD (probably Baker/Coleman or Rainier/Nisqually)

Course Application
Please download and complete the application form and e-mail it and a copy of your climbing resume to Jeff and Ron in addition to registering and paying online. We will accept ten (10) into this course giving preference to climb leaders.

Course Coordinators
Jeff Bowman, or 206-850-2274
Ron Eng, or 206-546-3846

09/27/12 @ 9:00 AM

10/09/12 @ 5:00 PM
Leader Permission Required

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Climbing Self-Rescue
Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills, 8th ed

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