Ropes & Anchors Clinic for Scrambling - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Clinic

Ropes & Anchors Clinic for Scrambling - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Ropes and Anchors from a Scrambling perspective

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  • Easy

6:00pm for knots, otherwise 6:30pm

This clinic is for people wanting to learn and practice using ropes and setting up anchors for scrambling, in particular prospective trip leaders.

There are two start times. If you need to learn or review the knots listed below, meet at 6:00. If you are comfortable with all the knots, please arrive by 6:30.

Topics:

Knot Review

  • Water
  • Double fisherman
  • Figure 8 / Figure 8 on a bite
  • Butterfly
  • Klemheist/Prusik
  • Girth Hitch 
  • Clove Hitch
  • Overhand
  • Munter Hitch
  • Bowline

Gear Review

  • Leader Kits
  • Descending Kits
  • Anchor Materials 

Anchor Fundamentals

Hand Lines

Assisted Down Climbs


If you're wanting to become a new Scramble Trip Leader then see this page for more information. 

Route/Place

Mountaineers Seattle Program Center


Roster
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

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Trip Reports