Weekend Field Trip 1

Field trip: Introduction to Single Pitch Trad

Weekend Field Trip 1 - Leavenworth

We will begin mock leading as well as have the opportunity to practice crack climbing, anchor building, and proper gear selection and placement!

Info
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  • Sat, May 13, 2017 — Sun, May 14, 2017
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Adults
  • Crag Rock Climb, *Varies*, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)

Meet at the Bridge Creek Group camp site in Leavenworth, WA.

Details will be announced in class.

Students will pair up and work in teams for mock leading. We will also get a chance for more practice building anchors and crack climbing on a top rope route. By the end of this field trip, students will be know good gear placement from bad as well as properly place the correct gear.

Route/Place

Leavenworth



  • Green Trails Alpine Lakes East (Stuart Range) No. 208SX

    Alpine Lakes Wilderness (ALPS)

    Trails Illustrated Alpine Lakes Wilderness
  • See full route/place details.
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Required Equipment

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
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