Seattle Climbing

Seattle Climbing

Learn more about The Mountaineers Seattle Climbing community, and the activities and courses in the Seattle Climbing Program.

Important Contacts:

 

TRY    

CURIOUS? Explore the fundamentals of climbing. Some of the following may count towards obtaining a Basic Climbing Badge.
 Course Overviews
Note: If no courses show, they are still in the planning stage.

 Scrambling  (Offered by the Scramble Committee)
Learn to Belay
Intro to Rock 
Glacier Travel  (has prerequisites)
Introduction to Alpine Rock (has prerequisites)
Introduction to Leading Bolted Routes

 

LEARN    

STUDENTS: Take courses covering all flavors of climbing and mountaineering:  Alpine, Crag, Glacier, Ice, and Big Wall.

Basic Alpine  Climbing,
Basic Refresher  For any with basic alpine experience.
Equivalency For those who have learned to climb elsewhere.  
Intermediate Alpine Climbing
Crag Climbing
Advanced Climbing
Seminars & Clinics  (includes all types of clinics)

 

TEACH   

INSTRUCTORS: Instruct at our field trips once you have mastered the skills.  There are instructor courses and clinics to help you prepare. Then, maybe lead some field trips?
Instructor Information (folder)
Courses/Clinics for Instructors
Instructor  Opportunities

 

LEAD    

LEADERS: Become a climb or scramble leader, introducing others to places inaccessible to most. Mentoring programs ensure you are ready to lead climbing parties safely. 
Leader Information (folder)
Courses for Leaders

 

CLIMB   

CLIMBERS: Reach the summit of peaks and crags in Washington, the Northwest, the US, and the World.
Upcoming Climbs
Information on Routes and Places in our database
Trip Reports

 

 JOIN   

GIVE BACK: Our climbing programs depend on course students and graduates to continue and improve the  programs. Climbers of all abilities and talents are welcome to join the Climbing Committee. Help plan, organize, and run the courses and activities.  YOU are invited! Contact the climbing chair.

The Seattle Climbing Committee meets monthly on the first Tuesday of each month at 7pm from September through June at the Seattle Program Center. (We take the summer off to climb.)  Find out what's going on and what we are planning.  Open to everyone, with dinner provided!

 

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