Scrambling Rope Techniques Workshop


Scrambling Rope Techniques Workshop - Forest Park, Everett

Scrambling rope techniques workshop, for experienced scramblers and climbers.

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  • Easy

Meet at the covered picnic area in Forest Park, between the playground and the horseshoe pits at 6pm.

This new workshop will focus on how to use your rope and a few other light weight pieces of climbing gear. It is intended mainly for scramble leaders, and for very experienced scramblers, climbers. Leader permission required -- let us know about your experience and your training.

We will send you the list of knots in advance, and expect you to try to learn them on your own. This will make the workshop go much more smoothly.

  • Group gear (rope, a few extra carabiners and slings, etc.
  • Knots
  • Types of ropes (static, dynamic, half, double)
  • Lowering a scrambler (rappelling and belaying)
  • Low-angle rappel techniques (arm, dulfersitz, Munter)
  • Low-angle belay techniques (hip, Munter, boot-axe)
  • Discussion on anchors -- rock and snow
  • Discussion on crampons

Forest Park, Everett

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Boots, hasty ("diaper") harness, locking carabiner, Prussik loop. Bring your rope if you have one.

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