Ropes & Anchors Clinic for Scramble Leaders


Ropes & Anchors Clinic for Scramble Leaders - Snoqualmie Summit West

Fundamentals for setting up anchors for handlines and protected downclimbing.

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  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 2.0
  • Elevation Gain: 800 ft

We will meet at Summit West at 5pm.  Exact GPS coordinates will be emailed to participants. 

This clinic is for prospective leaders wanting to learn and practice using ropes and setting up anchors for scrambling. 

When asking for leader permission, please tell me what scramble instructional events you have volunteered at.  The spots in this clinic will go to those most active in their scrambling programs/have completed the most pre-requisites for becoming a scramble leader. 

Topics include:
Leader kits to bring on scrambling trips
Descending kits for trip participants
Anchor materials
Anchor fundamentals
Protected downclimbing
Other topics depending on time

If you're a current Scrambling Trip Leader then please bring your rope "kit" which you bring on all your trips.


Snoqualmie Summit Ski Areas

  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass No. 207

    Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass Gateway No. 207S

    USGS Snoqualmie Pass
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

If you're a current Scramble Leader then please bring your rope "kit" which you bring on all your trips.

Aspiring leaders, bring your downclimbing kit.

10 essentials, rain gear, helmet, ice ax, and face covering

We might need snowshoes.

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