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

Basic Alpine Climbing Course field trip #1 - Top-rope Belay & Lower

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Thu, Jan 20, 2022
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Adults
  • Moderate


This is the Basic Alpine Climbing Course sign-up for Field Trip 1.

The students who are new to rock climbing and without prior belay experience practice belaying and lowering techniques.

Students with gym climbing and belay experience can skip this field trip. Although such students need to provide a top rope and lead belaying certification provided by their respective gym.

Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Required equipment:
Climbing harness - belay device - large HMS locking carabiner (pear shape) - climbing helmet.
Footwear can be rock shoes or climbing boots.

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