Introduction to Multi-Pitch Trad B - Seattle - 2019

Climbing Course

Introduction to Multi-Pitch Trad

Introduction to climbing in a multi pitch environment.

---Early registration will happen November 19th though Dec 9 for Intermediate Package Students--- Please do not apply or register if you are not part of the 2019 Intermediate Climbing Package with Seattle. Regular registration will open January 1st.

This course is designed to teach students the skills to complete multi pitch traditional routes at crags. Students will be given time and education to safely and efficiently to lead multi pitch climbs and develop new skills that will ensure they are effective leaders for the multi pitch environment. I

This course will cover the following skills:

  • Gear Selection
  • Route selection 
  • Rappelling skills
  • Anchor Building
  • Racking
  • Belay station transitions
  • Belay escape
  • Ascending a rope
  • Exit strategies or "how-to bail"
  • Dealing with environmental factors

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Course Requirements
Course Activity Date Availability Leader
Kick Off Meeting
Seattle Program Center
Mon, Jun 3, 2019
Registration closes Jun 1
12 participants
3 instructors
Skills Review
Seattle Program Center
Mon, Jun 10, 2019
Registration closes Jun 8
12 participants
5 instructors
Seattle Program Center
Mon, Jun 17, 2019
Registration closes Jun 8
12 participants
8 instructors
Multi Pitch Climb - Weekend Field Trip 1
Sat, Jun 29, 2019 -
Sun, Jun 30, 2019
Registration closes Jun 27
12 participants
8 instructors
Weekend Field Trip 2
Sat, Jul 6, 2019
Registration closes Jul 4
6 participants
5 instructors
Sun, Jul 7, 2019
Registration closes Jul 4
6 participants
8 instructors
Required Equipment


  • one set of Camelots size .3 to a #3
  • full set of nuts
  • helmet
  • harness
  • rock shoes
  • 2 personal anchors
  • 6 24 inch alpine slings with 2 wire gate biners per sling
  • 3 locking biners
  • auto blocking belay device, ei petzle reverso, BD ATC Guide, mega jel
  • nut tool
  • 20 feet cordalette, 6M nylon, 5M tech cord or spectra
  • smaller Camelots optional; BDC3's, or any other brand  
  • chalk bag
Course Materials

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