Scrambling Rope Techniques Workshop


Scrambling Rope Techniques Workshop - Snohomish County PUD

Placeholder for Scrambling Rope Techniques workshop (Day 1 of 2). Further info TBD.

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  • Challenging

6:30pm - 9:00pm

This workshop will focus on how to use your rope and a few other lightweight pieces of climbing gear. Intended for Everett branch scrambling leaders and prospective leaders; at this session, cannot guarantee any spots for other branches Leader permission required -- let us know about your experience and your training.

This session will be indoors, and will be a learning / practice session.


  • Group gear (rope, a few extra carabiners and slings, etc.
  • Types of ropes (static, dynamic, half, double)
  • Knots
  • Scrambling emergency rope descent system
  • Low-angle rappel techniques (arm, dulfersitz, Munter)
  • Low-angle belay techniques (boot-axe, carabiner-axe, hip, Munter)
  • Discussion on anchors -- trees, snow, rock

Snohomish County PUD

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

> Hasty ("diaper") harness

> Locking carabiner

> Prussik loop.

> Slings (1 or 2) (if you have them)

> Scrambling rope (if you have one)

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