Introduction to Leading Bolted Routes  - Seattle - 2022

Climbing Course

Introduction to Leading Bolted Routes

Introduction to Leading Bolted Routes - Seattle Summer 2022

Info
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Course Description:

The Introduction to Leading Bolted Routes Course is a program of classroom instruction designed to equip students with the fundamental technical skills and experience necessary to safely lead climb well bolted single pitch routes.

Instruction Topics:

  • Equipment review / Communication
  • Lead belaying / Clean & lower
  • Anchor building
  • Clipping techniques
  • Route risk assessment
  • Falling on lead / catching lead falls
  • Leading a route and retreating
Course Requirements
Course Activity Date Availability Leader
Introduction to Leading on Bolts Workshop
Seattle Program Center
Wed, Jul 13, 2022
Registration closes Jul 11
0 participants
1 instructor
Seattle Program Center
Wed, Jul 20, 2022
Registration closes Jul 11
0 participants
0 instructors
Seattle Program Center
Wed, Jul 27, 2022
Registration closes Jul 11
0 participants
0 instructors
Seattle Program Center
Wed, Aug 3, 2022
Registration closes Jul 11
1 participant
0 instructors
Leading on Bolts Field Trip
Mount Erie
Sat, Aug 13, 2022
Registration closes Aug 11
1 participant
Roster
Required Equipment

Course Equipment: See attached gear guide in Course Materials tab for details! 

  • Climbing harness
  • Rock shoes
  • Personal anchor
  • Belay device
  • Locking carabiners 
  • *Helmet
  • *Quick draws
  • *Anchor materials 

*Not required for first class

Course Materials

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