Introduction to Leading on Bolted Routes Field Trip - McCleary Cliffs

Field trip: Introduction to Leading Bolted Routes - Olympia Course

Introduction to Leading on Bolted Routes Field Trip - McCleary Cliffs

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  • Crag Rock Climb
  • Moderate


Some things we will learn over the weekend!

  • Equipment
  • SERENE review
  • Building top rope anchors
    • Bolted anchors
    • Natural anchors (if we have time)
  • Mock Leading and cleaning anchors

McCleary Cliffs

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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

      • Belay device (Gri Gri 2, Gri Gri, Mega Jul, ATC Guide, or ATC); watch the videos produced by the manufacturers for proper use.
      • Harness with belay loop and gear loops
      • Helmet
      • Personal Anchor (Metolius PAS is a good one; there are others, learn how to use them properly)
      • Rock Shoes
      • Chalk bag
      • Autoblock (hollow block or prusik cord)
      • 8 locking carabiners (6 low profile and 2 large pear shaped preferred AKA HMS)
      • 20 ft. of 7mm accessory cord
  • (optional) 60 meter single dynamic rope
  • (optional) quick draws
  • (optional) rope bag
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