Intermediate - Rescue Methods Field Trip

Field trip: Intermediate Climbing Course

Intermediate - Rescue Methods Field Trip - Picnic Rock (Exit 32)

Intermediate Rescue Methods Field Trip (Exit 32)

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  • Sat, Mar 18, 2017 — Sun, Mar 19, 2017
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Adults
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 1.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 200 ft



Picnic Rock (Exit 32)

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Club ropes will be provided.
Each student should bring:
  • Full rain gear (rain shell, rain pants, pack cover, etc.)
  • Warm enough clothing for cold & wet spring day outdoors
  • Your own lunch/snacks/water.  There will be no official lunch break, so bring what you can eat on the go.
  • (optional but encouraged)  A thermos of a hot beverage.
  • A 17-foot piece of 1" webbing for wrap-3-pull-2 tree anchors.
  • Harness.  Bring your comfiest one, if you own more than one.  You'll get to free-hang in it for a long time.  Consider bringing an extra fleece to add padding around your harness.
  • Helmet
  • Anything you'd normally have on your harness for a rock or glacier climb, like…
  • Belay device & belay gloves
  • A bunch of lockers, like 5 or 6.  At least 3 of them should be wide enough for munter-hitches.
  • At least 5 regular carabiners as well.
  • A few runners, perhaps 2 singles and 2 doubles.
  • cordelette (very important.)  Better yet, bring two cordelettes if you can.
  • Prusiks:  both a hero loop or two, and your texas-prusik set from glacier travel.
  • Pulley, your prusik-minding one from basic crevasse rescue.  If you happen to own a 2nd pulley, bring that too, it'll help.
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