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 #3 - Rappels, Belays, Climbing, & Anchors.

  • Sat, Feb 12, 2022
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Adults
  • Challenging

Morning group:

Students please be ready to sign in by  8:15am, so we can start at 8:30am at the stations

Meet up is at the South Plaza. The main door will be closed.

Students with rappelling experience (more than 10 rappels), and are comfortable with rappel start with Station 2, followed by Station 3, Station 4, and Station 1. At Station 1 they can try the 3 locking carabiner alternate rappel. Everyone else does Station 1 as described below.

If you start at Station 4, progression is 4, 1, 2, 3. Start at Station 3, progression is 3, 4, 1, 2. Start at Station 2, progression is 2, 3, 4, 1. Start at Station 1, progression is 1, 2, 3, 4.

 For more details see Curriculum


Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Hiking or alpine boots or approach shoes, climbing harness, helmet, belay device, 2x locking carabiners, 1x large locking pear shaped carabiner, 120cm sewn nylon sling, 2’ prusik loop (hero loop).

We will be outside for most of the day, rain or shine.

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