Introduction to Single Pitch Trad C - Seattle - 2019

Climbing Course

Introduction to Single Pitch Trad

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

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 bolted sport routes confidently at a 5.7 level to be eligible for this course. 

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Course Requirements
Course Activity Date Availability Leader
Kick Off Meeting
Seattle Program Center
Mon, Apr 8, 2019
Registration closes Mar 25
6 participants
3 instructors
Seattle Program Center
Wed, Apr 17, 2019
Registration closes Apr 15
1 participant
4 instructors
Seattle Program Center
Wed, Apr 24, 2019
Registration closes Apr 9
1 participant
4 instructors
Weekend Field Trip 1
Tieton River: Royal Columns
Sat, May 4, 2019 -
Sun, May 5, 2019
Registration closes Apr 18
1 participant
3 instructors
Weekend Field Trip 2
Tieton River: Royal Columns
Sat, May 11, 2019
Registration closes Apr 26
0 participants
2 instructors
Tieton River: Royal Columns
Sun, May 12, 2019
Registration closes Apr 27
1 participant
3 instructors
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
Course Materials

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