Seattle Basic Alpine Field Trip #1 - Belay/Lower

Field trip: Basic Alpine Climbing Course

Seattle Basic Alpine Field Trip #1 - Belay/Lower - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Knots, Prusik, and Belay field trip

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  • Wed, Jan 14, 2015
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Youth, Adults
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)

Seattle Program Center, Magnuson Park, 7700 Sand Point Way NE,Seattle

Sign in at room: Goodman C by 6:15 pm

Session runs from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm 

This is the Basic Alpine Climbing Course student sign-up for Field Trip 1. The Student Handout describes the activities at this Field Trip.

To prepare, please read chapters 9 and 10 in Freedom of the Hills.

Coils and knots are covered on pages 138 to 147.

Information on constructing a prusik set is on pages 379 and 380.

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Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

As specified in the Basic Handbook.  Click on the link below for a full list of required equipment.  Send any questions about gear before the field trip.  If you arrive without the necessary gear you will not be able to participate.

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