Introduction to Aid Climbing Seminar - Seattle - 2020

Climbing Course

Introduction to Aid Climbing Seminar

Introduction to Aid Climbing Seminar. Meet at 8AM, Goodman C.

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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 course.

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 Multi-pitch Climbing module offered by the Mountaineers. Basic graduates with leading experience can also participate.

Course Requirements

This course has no scheduled activities.

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Required Equipment

Harness, helmet, and stiff approach shoes or boots. Standard rock climbing equipment (slings, carabiners, and belay device). If weather cooperates and you would like to practice leading on the basalt column, bring a set of larger cams.

Loaner gear available for aid specific use (ascenders, aiders, and adjustable tethers)

Course Materials

There are no materials for this course.