In-town Workshop

Lecture: Compressed Alpine Scrambling Course

In-town Workshop - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Rock skills workshop for Scrambling Course Pod J

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Seattle Mountaineers Program Center

6:00 - 9:00pm

Objective: Introduction to rock scrambling skills, protected down-climbing and required gear for scrambling

What to Expect:
   Rotate through stations to practice scrambling on: loose rock, boulders, rock slabs and ledges

Practice protected downclimbing on rock
Gear discussion and emergency bivouac

Freedom of the Hills suggested reading:
  Chapter 6 – Wilderness Travel
  Chapter 12 – Alpine Rock Climbing: pages 227–236; 248-251
  Chapter 23 – Safety
  Chapter 28 – Mountain Weather


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Scramble pack, including 10 essentials and required scramble gear

Clothing appropriate for practicing skills outdoors. Note you will be tying a harness around you’re your waist and legs – pants / leggings are most appropriate.

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