Technical Skills Practice 2

Field trip: Intermediate Glacier Travel

Technical Skills Practice 2 - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Live scenarios on North Wall (and South wall if we have enough instructors). Rescue conscious and unconscious.

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Mon, Jun 21, 2021
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Adults
  • Moderate

6:00 pm

  • This session will teach how to equalize the anchors, use a higher mechanical advantage to haul the fallen climber.
  • If time permits, teams of 2 will be allowed to follow through with a live scenario on the north wall (equalize anchors, rappel, take care of the fallen climber, ascend back up, use higher mechanical advantage to haul the fallen climber)
  • Open to all students

Some resources that will be useful to review before the session:

  1. Skills Video Links
  2. Toolbox (plus gear list)
  3. Crevasse Rescue Scenario (if time permits)

Note: We will be wearing and encouraging all to wear masks  at this session (whether or not you are fully vaccinated)


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