Seattle Basic Alpine Field Trip #4 - Rock Evaluations

Field trip: Basic Alpine Climbing Course

Seattle Basic Alpine Field Trip #4 - Rock Evaluations - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Basic Field Trip #4 - Rock Evaluations including belays, rappels, climbing, and anchors.

  • Sun, Mar 27, 2022
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Adults
  • Challenging

Morning Session for students. Meet fully set up at 8am, South Plaza

For instructors, this is a full day sign-up. Please  contact the trip leader if you can only join for part of the day.

Optional skills review for instructors: Wed, 3/23, 6:30pm Program Center:

Climbing, Belaying, & Rappelling, ... on the climbing walls.


  • Climb 3 or more top-rope routes on the south plaza climbing wall, 
  • Tope rope belay on South wall
  • Rappelling, safe rappel rigging, and connecting into an anchor.
  • Top rope belay, belaying a leader, and belay tie-off.
  • Low anchor rappel, & alternate rappel method (3 locking carabiners).



Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

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

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