Essential Climbing Skills

Field trip: Basic Climbing Refresher

Essential Climbing Skills - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Knots, Belay, Rappel, Prussik

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  • Sat, Apr 23, 2016
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Youth, Adults
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)

9:00 AM start.  Expect to be finished by 3:30 PM

Seattle Program Center

Knots, Belay, Rappel, Prussiking

We will review

  • the climbing knots,
  • rappelling with an extension and autoblock,
  • lead climber belay
  • belaying with a simple belay escape,

Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Rock gear, glacier prussiks (for fitting)

Please bring at least one double-length SEWN nylon runner.  (Dyneema runner will not do.)

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