Rope Progression - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Field trip: Waterfall Canyoning Course

Rope Progression - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Learning vertical and horizontal progression using rope travel

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8am Seattle Program Center

While many people think of canyoning as rappelling through slot canyons and waterfalls, its actually much more than that. The experienced canyoner uses ropes to move both vertically (down and up) and horizontally through exposed or challenging terrain. On day 2, students will practice ascending and descending ropes in a variety of contexts, as well as using ropes as hand lines to traverse challenging terrain and access exposed anchors.



Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

All equipment is provided for use during the course. However, if you have your own helmet, whistle, wetsuit, canyon shoes, or canyon-specific descender that you would like to use, let the instructor know in advance.

Please arrive on time and bring a water bottle, writing utensil, lunch, and a few layers to accommodate air conditioning, basement temps, and outdoor temps.

Snacks will be provided throughout the day, but plan to bring your own lunch.

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