Crag Rock Climb - Leavenworth

Previous Climbing Placing Protection and Switching Leads Experience Required for Participants. Qualified Mountaineers Members and Non-Members are Welcome. Contact Trip Leader (Stephen McKim) For Permission to Participate.

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  • Sun, Apr 26, 2015
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Adults
  • Crag Rock Climb
  • Challenging

Meet at the first gas station in Leavenworth going Eastbound on HWY 2 at 8:30 am.         We'll use Castle Rock (Midway &  Saber) and various routes in Icicle Creek.  

Prerequisites for this trip: 

Previous experience  leading placing pro and switching leads.                                                               A current WFA or similar first aid certification.                                                                               Training in rescue methods for high-angle terrain.                                                                             Read Book " Rock climbing Anchors" by Graig Luebben OR " Climbing Anchors" by John Long

What we plan to practice: 

Making & evaluating solid placements of traditional rock protection (nuts & cams, etc.).  Set up Anchors, Swing Leads on Mulitpitch Routes.   



  • 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 to 8 single sewn runners, 3 doulble sewn runnerwith  wiregate carabiners)
  • Self-braking belay device like Black Diamond ATC Guide or Petzl Reverso
  • Cordellette
  • Rescue Pulley
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