Skills Practice

Field trip: Small Party Rescue

Skills Practice - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Review and learn fully releasable belay escapes using the rope, cordalette, or other types of hitches

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  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)

Seattle Program Center, Basement, 1800

Summary of skills students should be proficient in by the end of the day

  • Fully releasable belay escape

Other skills we will cover (time permitting) include:

  • Building Main and Belay Stations
  • Building a block and tackle
  • Building a guide prusik and sling
  • Lowering on a main and belay system
  • Converting to raise and raising a main and belay system
  • Knot passes

Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Harness
  • Helmet
  • 2 hero loops
  • Two 25 foot cordalettes
  • One 30 foot 1" webbing
  • 2 large pear carabiners
  • 4 locking carabiners
  • 4 non locking carabiners
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