Intermediate Climbing Course - Olympia - 2018

Climbing Course

Intermediate Climbing Course

Intermediate Climbing Course - Olympia 2018

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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.

Course Requirements
Course Activity Date Availability Leader
Ice I Lecture
Tacoma Program Center
Tue, Aug 18, 2020
Registration closes Aug 16
7 participants
0 instructors
Olympia Intermediate Ice 1 Field Trip
Heliotrope Ridge and Lower Coleman Glacier & Seracs
Sat, Aug 22, 2020 -
Sun, Aug 23, 2020
Registration closes Aug 20
6 participants
0 instructors
Olympia Intermediate Ice Field Trip 2
Observation Rock/North Face
Sat, Sep 12, 2020 -
Sun, Sep 13, 2020
Registration closes Sep 10
7 participants
0 instructors

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