WCR - Field Trip 1 - Technical Skills Session

Field trip: Winter Mountaineering & Advanced Crevasse Rescue (aka Intermediate Glacier Travel)

WCR - Field Trip 1 - Technical Skills Session - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Review trip planning. Ground school in basement, covering solo rescue, mechanical advantage systems, and rappel to ascend transitions

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  • Tue, Jun 9, 2020
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Adults
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)

Basement 6PM

We'll learn about more advanced mechanical advantage systems and how to build them. We will also practice converting from a rappel to ascension system


Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Harness
  • Helmets
  • 3 locking carabiners
  • 6 non locking carabiners
  • 2 hero loops
  • pulleys
  • Guide Style rappel device
  • Texas Prusiks
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