Leading Trad, Field Trip 2

Field trip: Crag Climbing

Leading Trad, Field Trip 2 - Squamish

Continue to build skill and knowledge from previous field trip and lecture.

  • Sat, Aug 17, 2024 — Sun, Aug 18, 2024
  • Bellingham Climbing Committee
  • Climbing
  • Rock Climb
  • Adults
  • Crag Rock Climb
  • Challenging

We will start by (or before) 8:00 AM on Saturday, August 17 at Mamquam Campground near Squamish, BC. We'll be finished by late afternoon on Sunday, August 18. There will be an option to camp at Mamquam on Friday night.

Continued practice:

  • Clipping
  • Place Gear
  • Build Anchors
  • Belay Methods
  • Leading
  • Rappelling

This trip is all about getting mileage to become more comfortable and proficient in the skills previously learned.  



Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Gear each student MUST HAVE for Class - Pro Will be available for the class:

  1. Helmet, harness, rock shoes
  2. 1 personal anchoring device with a locking carabiner
  3. Auto blocking belay device with locking belay carabiner
  4. 4 Alpine slings 60cm 
  5. 2 Alpine slings 120cm
  6. 12 standard sized carabiners (2 for each sling)
  7. 3 locking carabiners in addition to the others already mentioned (standard sized)
  8. Small water hydration pack with water pouch and enough room for food and warm layers.
  9. 20' Cordalette.  This can be made out of 20' of 7 mm Nylon Cord,
  10. Nut tool and carabiner (does not need to be full size) and a knife
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