Crag Rock Climb - Leavenworth

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  • Sun, Mar 22, 2015
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Adults
  • Crag Rock Climb
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)


Previous climbing experience required for participation. Qualified Mountaineers members and non-members are welcome.  Contact trip leader Stan Hummel for permission to participate.

We plan to climb at Roto Wall and possibly climb R&D if time allows

Prerequisites for this trip:

  • A current WFA or similar first aid certification.
  • At least some training in rescue methods for high-angle terrain.
  • Read the book "Rock Climbing Anchors" by Craig Luebben OR "Climbing Anchors" by John Long.

What we plan to practice on this trip:

  • Making & evaluating solid placements of traditional rock protection (nuts, cams, etc.) while standing safely at ground level.
  • Rigging multipoint belay anchors (cordelette, etc.)
  • Mock-leads, where pro is placed as if leading, but a top-rope backup is in place.
  • When ready, leading on trad gear for real (no top-rope backup.)
  • Practice mock leads on a multipitch route.  


  • Green Trails Alpine Lakes East (Stuart Range) No. 208SX

    Alpine Lakes Wilderness (ALPS)

    Trails Illustrated Alpine Lakes Wilderness
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

May also require:

  • Passive protection (e.g. 1 set of nuts)
  • Active protection (e.g. 1 set of Black Diamond cams, size 0.4 to 3 or equivalent camalots)
  • Alpine draws (e.g. 6 sewn runners with 12 wiregate carabiners)
  • Self-braking belay device like Black Diamond ATC Guide or Petzl Reverso
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