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Beyond Basic Climbing-Olympia

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03/29/14 - 06/21/14

Olympia Climbing

Robert Keranen   (Qualified Youth Leader)

This module is designed to teach rock climbing skills that will enable you to climb safely in the back country. You will improve on the skills learned in the basic climbing course which includes belaying, rappelling, and climbing in balance. In addition you will be introduced to more advance climbing techniques, placing/protection, building anchors, and lead climbing. The module will be taught in a series of four lectures combined with hands on climbing at Warehouse Rock Gym. We then move outside to four different rock climbing areas. You must have completed the Rock portion of the Basic Climbing class to be eligible for this class. First preference will be given to Olympia BC Grads. March 30th Lecture/Rock Gym - Intro to Eqt & successfully complete a sport climb March 29, 9-1pm Lecture/Warehouse Rock Gym(WRG) - Climbing with Skeletal Structure & use rest holds for hands and legs-Face climbing skills April 5th, 9-1pm Lecture/TESC (CRC Building) - Crack climbing skills & placing Pro-April 19th Lecture/WRG - Building anchors April 26th - Sport and crack climbing at Frenchmen Coullee, George, WA May 10th - Sport climbing at Leavenworth, WA-May 20th - Crack climbing at Royal Columns May 31st - Sport climbing at exit 38 Northbend, WA June 21st - To sign up for this class, you must send a climbing resumé to: Doug Souliere 1617 Groves Ave. NW, Olympia, WA 98502 or email to Doug at

01/27/14 @ 9:00 AM

03/20/14 @ 5:00 PM
Leader Permission Required

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