BC Instructor Review #1

Lecture: Basic AlpineClimbing Course

BC Instructor Review #1 - Priest Point Park

Instructors planning to teach at Basic Climbing classes should attend the Instructor Reviews.

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Easy/Moderate
  • Easy

We will be gathering at the Rose Garden shelter at Priest Point Park from 10am - 4pm. You can attend and stay the entire time, or visit at any point to practice skills. We will be adhering to COVID guidance and wearing masks and maintaining social distancing. 

This review will cover all critical skills taught in the Basic Climbing course. 

  • Climbing Commands
  • Belay with Munter
  • Belay with Device
  • Belay Escape
  • Rope Coiling
  • Extended Rappel
  • Carabiner Brake Rappel
  • PBUS Belay
  • Ice Axe Belays
  • Sitting Hip Belay
  • Fixed Line Travel
  • SSS Belay Technique
  • Sitting Hip Belay
  • Snow Belays (SCIA, Boot Axe, Body Belay)
  • Crevasse Rescue z-pulley, discuss direct pull system

Priest Point Park

Required Equipment

Required Equipment


Carabiners - locking and non-locking


Belay Device

Prusiks - assorted lengths


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