Intermediate Ropes and Anchors

Field trip: Intermediate Alpine Climbing Essentials

Intermediate Ropes and Anchors - SPIRE Rock

Intermediate Ropes and Anchors Field Trip. Events: simulate lead climbing swapping leads 2x; set up stacked rappel and execute rappel; Top rope climb, be lowered; climb to anchor; clean the anchor, set up rappel and rappel; build anchors.

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Meet at 0800 at Spire Rock at Sprinker Recreation Center near Spanaway, WA.

Bring your climbing gear as if  going on a one-day trad rock climb. Looks like rain gear would be a good idea as well. 

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Bring your harness, climbing helmet, and alpine rack complete with carabiners and alpine draws. Rain gear.

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