Basic Glacier Travel - Knot Practice

Lecture: Basic Glacier Travel Course

Basic Glacier Travel - Knot Practice - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

This is NOT at the Program Center, see the description for the actual location.

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  • Wed, Mar 11, 2020
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Urban Adventure
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Casual

5:45pm - Ascent Outdoors, then walk to...
6:30pm - Lagunitas Brewing
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If you have any questions contact the leader of this event.
Goal: Knot practice to prepare for the knot test at Workshop #2. 
Gear to bring:
> 1 locking carabiner
> 10 foot rope segment you were given
> Hero loop you were given
> Piece of 1/2" or 1" webbing (if you have it)
> Knot list
> Leave your harness at home
Knots you can practice:
> Rewoven Figure 8
> Butterfly
> Water knot
> Slip knot
> Girth hitch
> Clove hitch
> Figure 8 on a bight
> Double Fishermans
> Prusik
> Stopper knot
> Bowline
> Bowline on a bight
Note: You won't be practicing coiling or flaking.

Optionally start at Ascent Outdoors in case anyone needs additional cord, webbing or has equipment questions. Otherwise, see you at Lagunitas Brewing at 6:30pm.


Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

See description above.

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