Ropes & Anchors Clinic for Scramble Leaders


Ropes & Anchors Clinic for Scramble Leaders - Snoqualmie Summit West

Hands-on clinic for prospective scramble leadership candidates only. Fundamentals for setting up anchors for hand lines and protected down-climbing. Priority to Foothills candidates.

  • Casual
  • Elevation Gain: 800 ft

We will meet at the Summit West parking lot off Exit 52 at 5pm. Expect to go until 8 p.m. (usually finishes earlier).

This hands-on clinic is for prospective scramble leadership candidates required to learn and practice using ropes and setting up anchors when leading scramble trips. More details in upcoming email.

Priority to Foothills candidates - scramble leader candidates from other branches are welcome to request leader permission. Please check with your branch to ensure you actually need the clinic and that it will count toward your requirements.

- Leader kits to bring on scrambling trips, including scramble ropes
- Descending kits for trip participants
- Knots for scrambling
- Anchor materials
- Anchor fundamentals - rock and snow
- Handlines
- Protected down-climbing
- Other topics depending on time


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

Scramble downclimbing kit: pearabiner, 5mm Klemheist cordelette, webbing chest harness

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