Climbing Course

Intermediate Leading On Rock

The leading on rock portion of the the Everett Intermediate Climbing class. An application must be submitted and approved before a person is accepted into this class.

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers course.

The rock section of the  Everett Intermediate Climbing Course. Includes/requires 2 days of Intro Skills review, 2 evening basic Self Rescue sessions and 4 weekend sessions at various PNW crag/climbing sites. **Please be able and committed to attending all sessions as prerequisite to apply for and accept a spot in this course.**

All applicants must  be current on Instructor Review branch requirements. Coordinate with course leader during application period to determine current COVID-19 protocol impacts on regularly scheduled Instructor Review dates.

Application Deadline:


-Intro Skills Review Session 1: Saturday, 03/06/2021. Seattle Program Center

-Skills Review Session 2: Sunday, 03/07/2021. Seattle Program Center

-LOR 1 Leavenworth weekend: 04/10-04/11/2021

-LOR 2 Vantage weekend: 05/01-05/02/2021

-Self Rescue Basics 1, Seattle seminar: 05/04/2021 (not to be confused with standalone Everett SRC course) 

-LOR 3 Tieton weekend: 05/15-05/15/2021

-Self Rescue Basics 2, Seattle seminar: 05/27/2021 (not to be confused with standalone  Everett SRC course)

-LOR 4 Squamish, B.C. weekend: 06/12-06/13/2021; possibly moved to 06/19-06/20/2021 for weather backup. Allow for travel to Squamish, B.C., day before. Private Group Camping site provided Friday and Saturday nights.


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Course Requirements

This course has no scheduled activities.

Required Equipment

This will be covered in the first practical in more detail.  Every student is expected to have the following:

  • Harness
  • Helmet
  • Pear Biner
  • Rappel device, ATC-guide or similar device with autolocking preferred
  • Cordelletes, slings
  • Rock shoes
  • Belay gloves
  • Alpine rack (can start small and share with a buddy)
  • etc.

Ropes are provided during the course through the first three field trips

Course Materials