Introduction to Leading on Bolted Routes Field Trip

Field trip: Introduction to Leading Bolted Routes - Olympia Course

Introduction to Leading on Bolted Routes Field Trip - Smith Rock

The culminating outdoor field trip for the course.

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  • Moderate
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,100 ft

We will meet near the yurt and bathrooms in the main parking lot for Smith Rock State Park at 7AM. Parking is $5 per day per vehicle.

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Harness
  • Helmet
  • Belay Device with locking carabiner
  • Personal Anchor
  • Extra low profile locking carabiners
  • Quad building material for top rope anchor
  • Rock Shoes
  • Approach Shoes
  • Chalk Bag
  • Quickdraws (if you own them)
  • Rope tarp or bag (if you own one)
  • Stick Clip (if you own one, one per group)
  • Hydration 
  • Snacks
  • Swim suit (if you want to swim as weather permits)
  • A good attitude

Please ask an instructor if you have questions.

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