Canyoning Practice Session


Canyoning Practice Session - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Summer is nearly upon us! Come join this skills practice session for all members of the Mountaineers canyoning program to practice fundamental skills in preparation for the 2023 season.

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  • Casual

This practice session will be held in Goodman C at the Seattle Program Center from 5:30pm to 8:30pm on Tuesday, May 10th.

We will have the usual stations set up to focus on the following fundamental skills:

  1. Vertical Movement: Ascending, Conversions, Passing Knots
  2. Releasable Rigging: EMO, MMO, unlinked bolts
  3. Rigging As Anchor Manager: Setting rope length, creeping the rope, rappelling, retrieving
  4. Traverse Lines: self-belay and team belay
  5. Webbing Anchors: water knot, slings, redundant webbing

Technical Practice Sessions typically include targeted skills designated by the leader(s) as well as space for participants to practice their choice of technical skills.

Technical Practice Sessions are a peer learning environment. No formal training is provided, and participants must have the pre-requisite training to participate. Participants are encouraged to bring books or materials to reference.


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Mountaineers equipment will be available to borrow for the practice session on the day.

Please bring any equipment that you already own. If the practice session is outdoors, please bring appropriate warm/dry layers for the weather.


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