Vantage (Frenchman Coulee)


Crag Rock Climb - Vantage (Frenchman Coulee)

Pre-season warm up, intended for folks interested in helping support Olympia's 2022 climbing programs.

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  • Crag Rock Climb
  • Casual

We'll be camping in the vicinity from Friday April 1.  Details to be provided to registered participants.

Mentors will facilitate small groups to spread out and work on climbing and/or leading.  This weekend is intended to be a warm-up (or refresh) for folks interested in: helping with Olympia's 2022 "advanced" climbing courses (Intermediate, Single Pitch Trad, Bolts), or leading Basic Climbs for Olympia during 2022.

To help organizers develop a program that best meets participant needs, please state your volunteer goals for 2022 through the Leader Permission request tool.


Vantage (Frenchman Coulee)

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

May also require:

  • Ropes
  • 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)
  • Quickdraws or 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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