Course Materials

Basic Alpine Climbing Handbook 2019

Your first stop for how the course works. Bonus points for reading it cover to cover!

PDF document icon Basic Alpine Climbing Handbook 2019.pdf — PDF document, 1.27 MB

Basic Field Trips CURRICULUM - Folder

Field Trips 1-5 Curriculum Outline

Crevasse Rescue Illustrated 2018

Crevasse Rescue Illustrated 2018

PDF document icon Crevasse Rescue 2018 (1).pdf — PDF document, 1.84 MB

SIG Rock Field Trip

SIG Rock Field Trip

PDF document icon SIGROCKFT.pdf — PDF document, 63 KB

SIG Snow Field Trip

SIG Snow Field Trip

PDF document icon SIGSNOWFT.pdf — PDF document, 80 KB


Collateral from the lectures

Basic Climbs Guide

A description of climbs eligible for graduation credit. 2010 is the most recent version.

PDF document icon Basic Climbs Guide 2010.pdf — PDF document, 330 KB


Your survival guide to Basic Alpine Climbing

Reporting an Overdue Climber

What is an overdue climber, and what should family/friends do if you do not return on scheduled day.

Code of Conduct

Expectations of Mountaineer members

Graduation Requirements

Seattle Basic Alpine Climbing Course - Graduation Requirements

Standard Techniques

Minimum set of techniques to know for successful progress in the Basic Alpine Climbing Course