Skills Review

Field trip: Introduction to Multi-Pitch Trad

Skills Review - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Multip ptich skills, anchor building, advanced rappel skills (saddle bag, munter rappel, tying ropes together) and basic rescue techniques.

  • Fri, Jun 15, 2018
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Adults
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)

6:30-9:00 pm

Two required evening sessions where there will be two stations set up at the program center. Half the students do station #1 on the first night which covers Multi pitch skills related to rope management, voice commands, gear management, protecting seconds on traverse, options for belaying a second etc. The other half will be at station #2 where there will be advanced rappel skills and additional anchor building skills.

On the second evening the group that was at station #1 goes to station #2 and vice versa.

Route/Place

Mountaineers Seattle Program Center


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Climbing helmet
  • Rock climbing shoes
  • Harness
  • 1 personal anchor (Metolius) + locking carabiner
  • 6 single alpine slings
  • 2 double alpine slings
  • 1 triple alpine sling
  • 18 standard-sized non-locking carabiners (2 per sling)
  • 6 locking carabiners (in addition to the one in #4)
  • One set of standard-sized cams
  • One cam each matching the following Black Diamond sizes: .3, .4, .5, .75, 1, 2, 3
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