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
Olympia Intermediate Ice 1 Field Trip
Mount Baker Lower Coleman Seracs and Glacier
Sat, Aug 24, 2019 -
Sun, Aug 25, 2019
Registration closed Aug 22
4 participants
0 instructors
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
2 participants
1 instructor

Additional badges needed to graduate


Course Materials

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