BC Field Trip #2: Belay Practice

Field trip: Basic Alpine Climbing Course

BC Field Trip #2: Belay Practice - Squaxin Park

Olympia Basic Climbing Course - Belay Practice

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  • Easy/Moderate
  • Easy

Priest Point Park (Squaxin Park) all day field trip. Meeting time will be announced to the class.


  • Knots
  • Sitting hip belay
  • Standing carabiner ice axe belay
  • Boot axe belay
  • Extended rappel
  • Carabiner brake rappel
  • Belay escape
  • Anchor evaluation
  • Rope coiling
  • Fixed line travel
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Please refer to the Student Manual.

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