Crag Climbing Course   - Seattle - 2016

Climbing Course

Crag Climbing Course

Crag Climbing Course - Seattle

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Course Description
The Crag Climbing course is designed to teach the skills, knowledge, and techniques needed to safely lead traditional routes on outdoor crags. The course consists of one hands-on skill assessment/review, one gym climbing session, and five weekend field trips. The Crag course is NOT an introductory climbing course.

The course is open to climbers age 16 and over. Prerequisites include the ability to LEAD climb 5.6 or better outside or inside on bolted routes. Knowledge of basic climbing knots, safe belay technique and setting and cleaning sport anchors is also required. Acceptance is based on meeting the course's prerequisites and acceptance of the course application by course leader. Other factors considered are based on past and current climbing experience. Students are screened to select those with the highest potential for course completion. The class size will be limited to 24 QUALIFIED applicants.  APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2016 COURSE WILL START BEING ACCEPTED ON DECEMBER 1ST, 2015. 


Please make sure that you are available for ALL field trips prior to sending your application. Students are required to be present for ALL field trips and there are no opportunities for make up. All field trip dates are listed below.  Please review these dates to make sure you do not have conflicts.  Please note this course requires each student to own or have access to their own rack of climbing gear. Potential expense can range from $500 to $1000.  A full list of gear will be sent once your application has been accepted.  


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Course Requirements

This course has no scheduled activities.

Course Materials

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