Introduction to Aid Climbing Seminar

Field trip: Introduction to Aid Climbing Seminar

Introduction to Aid Climbing Seminar - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Introduction to Aid Climbing Seminar

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Sat, Apr 9, 2016 — Sun, Apr 10, 2016
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Adults
  • Challenging

Saturday April 9th, 2016 will meet at North Wall at the Seattle Mountaineers. Depending on the strength of the group the 2nd Day April 10, 2016 may take place in Index on instead. TBD.

Want to French Free a few moves on a free climb or do a free route having a bolt ladder like Monkey Face at Smith Rock? How about the A0 move on Royal Arches in Yosemite? Or do you just want to learn what aid climbing techniques are all about? This introduction to aid climbing involves a one-day, in-town session with "chalk talk" and practice sessions on the North Wall and indoor climbing wall of the Mountaineers Program Center.

Participants should have climbing ability equivalent to graduates of Basic, Crag, or Sport Climbing course offered by the Mountaineers.



Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Club will supply Ascenders, Etriers, if participant does not have.  Participants needs bring, helmet, harness with padding, 7 to 9 locking carabineers, 10 to 20 oval or wired gate carabineers,  2 to 3 double sewn runner, 2 single runners,  mountain boots or rock shoes. 

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