BC Field Trip #2: Belay Practice - Priest Point Park

Field trip: Basic Climbing Course

BC Field Trip #2: Belay Practice - Priest Point Park

Basic Climbing Course-Olympia/Belay Practice

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  • Easy/Moderate
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)

Specific field trip details will be emailed to the group by the field trip leader, and also will be discussed at the second climbing lecture.  

Priest Point Park:  2600 East Bay Drive Northeast, Olympia, WA 98506

This is an all-day field trip.


Skills to be practiced include:  Belaying, rappel setup, belay escape, rope coiling, anchor evaluation, ten essentials.


Priest Point Park

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Specifics will be provided by the field trip leader to the group.  To include:  ten essentials, climbing harness, runners, prussik loops, ice axe.  

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