Ground School

Field trip: Climbing Self Rescue II

Ground School - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

A full day of practicing self rescue skills on the ground.

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  • Sat, Oct 15, 2022
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Adults
  • Easy

We will start at 8:30 am in the South Plaza.

This is ground school. The emphasis is on practicing the skills involved in performing a leader rescue, but without the added risk of a vertical and weighted environment.

The day will run from 8:30am to 3:30pm.

Route/Place

Mountaineers Seattle Program Center


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Gear you'd take on a multi pitch rock climb, but for reference:

  • Guide Mode capable belay device (such as the Black Diamond ATC Guide or Petzl Reverso)
  • At least two cordelettes 
  • A couple alpine draws (both single length and double length)
  • Rappel backup 
  • At least 4 lockers plus one larger locker. More definitely won’t hurt!
  • Any extra carabiners you need for keeping your gear organized on your harness. If you drop something, it's gone and you will have to puzzle things out without it!
  • Harness
  • Your preferred rappel extension method
  • Helmet
  • Rescue loop or autoblock
  • A prusik loop or two
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