Basic Climbing Course - Fundamentals Field Trip

Field trip: Basic Climbing Course

Basic Climbing Course - Fundamentals Field Trip - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Basic Climbing Course Fundamentals FT (Seattle Program Center)

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  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)

Mountaineers Program Center

6:00AM for Instructors

7:00AM for Students

This field trip will focus on demonstrating proficiency in knots, belaying, and crevasse self rescue (prusiking up a rope)

- Learn and practice belaying and prusiking
- Be able to tie ALL knots with no help
- Make needed adjustments to harnesses and prusiks
- Begin learning the practices of SAFE mountaineering.



Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

See pages 12-13 in Student Course Handbook

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