Advanced Alpine Rock Course - Seattle

Seminar: Advanced Alpine Rock Course

Advanced Alpine Rock Course - Seattle - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

This seminar will present skills, tactics, and strategies necessary to accomplish mountain objectives safely and efficiently. The format will be six clinics using drills and testing to reinforce the topics.

  • Wed, Apr 5, 2023 — Mon, Jun 12, 2023
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Rock Climb
  • Adults
  • Challenging
  • Elevation Gain: 100 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 20 ft

Seattle Program Center - South Plaza

This course teaches advanced alpine rock skills and techniques to climbers pursuing moderate to complex alpine rock objectives. Students learn and apply new skills on artificial walls that will transition to rock environments. The course is for members comfortable leading 5.8 or higher trad multi-pitch climbs and with alpine climbing experience. Applicants should have climbed at least seven multi-pitch routes longer than four pitches and should be exercising skills typical of the Intermediate  Multi-pitch Trad course or equivalent.


Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Equipment needed

-Climbing harness

-4 Locking carabiners (at least one HMS)


-one quickdraw

-one 60cm alpine draw  w/ 2 carabiners

-one 120cm (or 180cm) alpine draw   w/ 1 carabiner

auto block loop

Gri-Gri (optional)

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