Weekend Field Trip 1

Field trip: Introduction to Single Pitch Trad

Weekend Field Trip 1 - Tieton River: Royal Columns

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

  • Sat, Mar 16, 2019 — Sun, Mar 17, 2019
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Adults
  • Crag Rock Climb
  • Moderate

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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

Tieton River: Royal Columns


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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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