Seattle Basic Alpine Field Trip #3 -  Rappels, Belays, Climbing, & Anchors

Field trip: Basic Alpine Climbing Course

Seattle Basic Alpine Field Trip #3 - Rappels, Belays, Climbing, & Anchors - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Basic Field Trip #2 - Belay, Rappel

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  • Sun, Feb 14, 2016
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Adults
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)

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

Sign in at room: Goodman C by 7:30 am

Session runs from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm

This is the student sign-up for the Basic Field Trip #2. You catch heavy weights with your belay, practice rappelling, demonstrate your knot typing skills, and begin learning about escaping a belay after catching a fall.

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Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Be sure to bring the materials listed below. Mark your equipment so that you will be able to identify it when it gets mixed in with other gear. 

    • Boots (You will need sturdy boots (no tennis shoes or street shoes))
    • A day pack to hold your gear
    • Your practice rope
    • Belay Device
    • Hero Loop
    • 2 locking carabiners
    • 1 large, locking pear-shaped carabiner
    • 6 "general purpose" carabiners (do not need to be oval or solid gate)
    • 1 commercial seat harness
    • Helmet
    • Belay glove
    • Nylon sewn runners: one 120 cm, one 60 cm
    • Webbing 
      • (2)  9-foot runners of one color
      • (3)  5-foot runners of a second color

You will be outside for part of the day. Wear clothing appropriate for a mixed rock and snow alpine climb (No cotton jeans or sweatshirts).  Dress warmly enough to be comfortable during inactive parts of the day outside.

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