Intermediate Climbing Course - Olympia - 2020

Climbing Course

Intermediate Climbing Course

Intermediate Climbing Course - Olympia-2020

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
Intermediate Rock Lecture I
Private Residence
Wed, Apr 17, 2024
Registration closes Apr 14
1 participant on waitlist
0 instructors
Intermediate Rock Field Trip I
Vantage (Frenchman Coulee)
Sat, Apr 20, 2024 -
Sun, Apr 21, 2024
Registration closes Apr 18
1 participant on waitlist
0 instructors
Intermediate Rock Climbing Field Trip
Tieton River: Royal Columns
Sat, May 4, 2024 -
Sun, May 5, 2024
Registration closes Apr 28
1 participant on waitlist
0 instructors
Intermediate Rock Lecture II
Private Residence
Thu, Jun 6, 2024
Registration closes Jun 2
1 participant on waitlist
1 instructor
Intermediate Rock Field Trip II
Leavenworth
Sat, Jun 8, 2024 -
Sun, Jun 9, 2024
Registration closes Jun 2
1 participant on waitlist
2 instructors
Intermediate Hard Snow Lecture
Private Residence
Wed, Jul 24, 2024
Registration closes Jul 21
1 participant on waitlist
3 instructors
Intermediate Hard Snow
Panorama Point
Sun, Jul 28, 2024
Registration closes Jul 24
1 participant on waitlist
3 instructors
Intermediate Ice Lecture I
Private Residence
Wed, Sep 25, 2024
Registration closes Sep 23
1 participant on waitlist
1 instructor
Intermediate Ice Field Trip I
Heliotrope Ridge and Lower Coleman Glacier & Seracs
Sat, Sep 28, 2024 -
Sun, Sep 29, 2024
Registration closes Sep 25
1 participant on waitlist
0 instructors
Intermediate Ice Field Trip II
Heliotrope Ridge and Lower Coleman Glacier & Seracs
Sat, Oct 5, 2024 -
Sun, Oct 6, 2024
Registration closes Sep 25
1 participant on waitlist
0 instructors

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