Introduction to Single Pitch Trad C - Seattle - 2024

Climbing Course

Introduction to Single Pitch Trad C

Introduction to placing traditional gear in a single pitch crack climbing environment.

The general application period has ended. Please reach out to the course lead to be added to the wait list. If you have not spoken to the course lead, you DO NOT have permission to register for the course.

This course is designed to prepare students to learn the skills to lead climb single pitch traditional routes at crags. Students will be given time and education to safely and efficiently place gear and develop new climbing skills that will help them break into a new type of climbing.

Students must be already leading sport routes (bolted routes) to be eligible for this course. 

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Course Requirements
Course Activity Date Availability Leader
Workshop 1
Seattle Program Center
Tue, Apr 23, 2024
Registration closed Apr 21
0 participants
0 instructors
Workshop 2
Seattle Program Center
Wed, May 1, 2024
Registration closes Apr 29
0 participants
0 instructors
Weekend Field Trip 1
Tieton River: Royal Columns
Sat, May 11, 2024 -
Sun, May 12, 2024
Registration closes May 9
0 participants
1 instructor
Weekend Field Trip 2
Tieton River: Royal Columns
Sat, May 18, 2024
Registration closes May 16
0 participants
0 instructors
Tieton River: Royal Columns
Sun, May 19, 2024
Registration closes May 17
0 participants
1 instructor
Required Equipment

More information about required gear will be provided to those admitted to the course.


  • One set of cams size equivalent to Black Diamond #.3 to #3 (any brand)
  • Full set of nuts (any brand)
  • Helmet
  • Harness
  • Rock shoes
  • 2 personal anchors
  • 6 24 inch alpine slings with 2 wire gate carabiners per sling
  • 3 locking carabiners
  • Auto blocking belay device, i.e. Petzl Reverso, Black Diamond ATC Guide, Edelrid Mega jul
  • Nut tool
  • 20 feet cordalette, 6M nylon, 5M tech cord or spectra
  • Smaller Camelots optional; Black Diamond X4, Fixe Alien or any other brand  
  • Chalk bag
  • Crack gloves or 2 rolls of climbing tape
Course Materials

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