Intermediate Climbing Course   - Olympia - 2017

Climbing Course

Intermediate Climbing Course

Intermediate Climbing Course - Olympia

The intermediate climbing course provides classroom and field instruction designed to teach the techniques of safe climbing on rock, hard snow, ice, and mixed alpine terrain. Leadership and safety skills are major components of the course. The Olympia intermediate climbing course is offered in a module format that includes instruction on winter mountaineering including emergency shelter construction and avalanche safety and rescue; leading on rock including setting pro, building and equalizing anchors, swinging leads and self-rescue; hard snow and glacier travel including German and French technique; and vertical ice climbing including the placing of ice screws and swinging leads on 60+ degree ice.

For more information and dates go to click on course and then Intermediate.


Course Requirements
Course Activity Date Availability Leader
Intermediate Climbing Course Orientation
Cirque Climbing Gym
Thu, Jan 10, 2019
Registration closes Jan 8
16 participants
0 instructors
Intermediate Climbing Course Qualifier
Cirque Climbing Gym
Sat, Feb 2, 2019
Registration closes Jan 31
16 participants
1 instructor
Winter Mountaineering
Paradise Glacier
Sat, Feb 23, 2019
Registration closes Feb 21
8 participants
0 instructors
Intermediate Rock Field Trip 1
Sat, Jun 8, 2019 -
Sun, Jun 9, 2019
Registration closes Jun 6
4 participants
4 instructors
Intermediate Rock Field Trip 2
Sat, Jun 22, 2019 -
Sun, Jun 23, 2019
Registration closes Jun 20
4 participants
4 instructors
Olympia Intermediate Hard Snow
Panorama Point
Sat, Jul 13, 2019
Registration closes Jul 11
7 participants
Olympia Intermediate Ice 1 Field Trip
Mount Baker Lower Coleman Seracs and Glacier
Sat, Aug 24, 2019 -
Sun, Aug 25, 2019
Registration closes Aug 22
3 participants
Olympia Intermediate Ice Field Trip 2
Mount Baker Lower Coleman Seracs and Glacier
Sat, Sep 7, 2019 -
Sun, Sep 8, 2019
Registration closes Sep 5
4 participants

Additional badges needed to graduate


Course Materials

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