Introduction to Multi-Pitch Trad B - Seattle - 2018

Climbing Course

Introduction to Multi-Pitch Trad

Introduction to climbing in a multi pitch environment.

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.

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
Mock Multi Pitch
Squamish
Sat, Jun 30, 2018 -
Sun, Jul 1, 2018
Registration closes Jun 28
0 participants
2 instructors
Weekend Field Trip 2
Squamish
Sat, Jul 7, 2018
Registration closes Jul 5
0 participants
3 instructors
Squamish
Sun, Jul 8, 2018
Registration closes Jul 6
0 participants
3 instructors
Roster
Required Equipment

Required:

  • 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
Optional:
  • smaller Camelots optional; BDC3's, or any other brand  
  • chalk bag
Course Materials

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