Intermediate Climbing Course - Olympia - 2022

Climbing Course

Intermediate Climbing Course

2022 Intermediate Climbing Course - Olympia - Mandatory qualifier tentatively scheduled for February 6, 2022.

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YOU MUST HAVE GRADUATED BASIC CLIMBING, OR HAVE BASIC CLIMBING EQUIVALENCY, TO REGISTER FOR THIS COURSE.

A mandatory qualifier is tentatively scheduled for February 6, 2022, in the Olympia area.

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
Olympia Intermediate Ice 1 Field Trip
Heliotrope Ridge and Lower Coleman Glacier & Seracs
Sat, Sep 24, 2022 -
Sun, Sep 25, 2022
Registration closes Sep 22
5 participants
Olympia Intermediate Ice Field Trip 2
Heliotrope Ridge and Lower Coleman Glacier & Seracs
Sat, Oct 1, 2022 -
Sun, Oct 2, 2022
Registration closes Sep 29
6 participants

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