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!

  • Sat, Jun 2, 2018 — Sun, Jun 3, 2018
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Adults
  • Crag Rock Climb, *Varies*, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)


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.



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

    Alpine Lakes Wilderness (ALPS)

    Trails Illustrated Alpine Lakes Wilderness
  • See full route/place details.
  • Red Marker
    47.588592, -120.675209
    47.5885918815 -120.67520941
  • Red Marker
    47.612331, -120.949774
    47.6123305521 -120.949773788
Required Equipment

Required Equipment


  • 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
  • smaller Camelots optional; BDC3's, or any other brand  
  • chalk bag
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