Seattle Basic Field Trip #1 - Top-rope Belay/Lower, Anchor Intro. & belays.

Field trip: Basic Alpine Climbing Course

Seattle Basic Field Trip #1 - Top-rope Belay/Lower, Anchor Intro. & belays. - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Basic Alpine Climbing Course field trip #1 - Top-rope Belay & Lowering, Anchor Intro. & Belays.

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  • Thu, Jan 19, 2017
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Adults
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)

6:30 - 9 pm  Goodman

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

So that students new to climbing and without prior belay experience can spend maximum time at station 1; Station 3 (Rope Ascending) will be done at Monday Night Skills for these students.

Students with gym climbing, and belay experience skip station 1, and do station 2. Everyone does Station 2.

Station 3 will be set up for students who breeze through station 2 only. Station 3 (Rope Ascending) will be available on Monday Nights through about May. For this course rope ascending is primarily a glacier travel self rescue skill. No hurry to learn this right away at the start of the course.

Required equipment: Climbing harness - 120cm sewn nylon sling - belay device - large HMS locking carabiner (pear shape) - smaller locking carabiner - 2 or 3 non locking carabiners - climbing helmet.

Footwear can be rock shoes or climbing boots.

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Mountaineers Seattle Program Center


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Climbing harness - 120cm sewn nylon sling - belay device - large HMS locking carabiner (pear shape) - smaller locking carabiner - 2 or 3 non locking carabiners - climbing helmet.  Texas prusik set (see Freedom of the Hills 8, p. 379-81)

Footwear can be rock shoes or climbing boots.

Please read up here:

https://www.mountaineers.org/about/branches-committees/seattle-branch/committees/seattle-climbing-committee/course-templates/alpine-climbing-courses/basic-alpine-climbing-course/course-materials/field-trips-1-5-curriculum-outline-folder

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