Introduction to Aid Climbing Seminar - Seattle - 2015

Climbing Course

Introduction to Aid Climbing Seminar

Introduction to Aid Climbing Seminar

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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 and be comfortable leading a bolted route.

Meet at 8AM in North Plaza of the Mountaineers Program Center.

Course Requirements

This course has no scheduled activities.

Required Equipment

Aid climbing specific loaner gear will be available. Participants need to bring helmet, their most comfortable harness, slings and biners, approach shoes or lightweight boots, and belay gloves.

Course Materials

There are no materials for this course.