Climbing Self-Rescue Course   - Seattle - 2015

Climbing Course

Climbing Self-Rescue Course

Climbing Small Party Self-Rescue Course - Seattle

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About the Climbing Self-Rescue Course
What would happen if your party needed to perform a rescue on high-angle rock or technical ice or on a glacier with the very limited resources available in a typical small climbing party? This advanced-level rescue course will teach you the skills that you need to be competent during high-angle rock and ice rescues for parties of two.

Course Prerequisites
Successful completion of at least two intermediate or crag climbs.  Successful completion of Intermediate Rescue Methods is not required, however highly recommended.



You must be able to attend the following field trips at the Seattle Program Center:

1st field trip - Thursday, November 12, 2015 from 6-9pm

2nd field trip - Tuesday, November 24, 2015 from 6-9pm

3rd field trip - Sunday, December 6, 2015 from 8am-4pm

4th field trip - Tuesday, December 15, 2015 from 6-9pm

5th field trip - Sunday, January 10, 2016 from 8am-4pm

Preferenece for enrollment is given to intermediate graduates,  crag graduates, and climb leaders. The course fee may be waived for active climb leaders.  Contact leader for code.

Badges you will earn:

Course Requirements

This course has no scheduled activities.

Required Equipment

Belay device
4-6 locking carabiners
6-8 non-locking carabiners
3-4 single length slings
1-2 double length slings
1-2 hero loops
1-2 cordelettes
Ascender, ropeman, tibloc, or micro traxion (option)
Foot and chest prusiks (optional, for comfort)

Course Materials

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