Introduction to Single Pitch Trad C - Seattle - 2018

Climbing Course

Introduction to Single Pitch Trad

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

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We are now accepting applications from all who qualify.

This course is designed to prepare students with 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. 

Prerequisites 

  • Lead on bolts up to 5.7 outdoors
  • Ability to rappel safely
  • Ability to build a safe top-rope anchor on bolts
  • Ability to clean a top rope anchor and lower or rappel

 

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Course Requirements
Course Activity Date Availability Leader
Weekend Field Trip 2
Tieton River: Royal Columns
Sun, Jun 17, 2018
Registration closed Jun 15
3 participants
8 instructors
Tieton River: Royal Columns
Sat, Mar 30, 2019
Registration closed Apr 27
0 participants
3 instructors
Tieton River: Royal Columns
Sun, Mar 31, 2019
Registration closed Apr 26
2 participants
4 instructors
Tieton River: Royal Columns
Sat, Mar 28, 2020
Registration closed Mar 26
0 participants
6 instructors
Tieton River: Royal Columns
Sun, Mar 29, 2020
Registration closed Mar 27
0 participants
6 instructors
Tieton River: Royal Columns
Sat, May 9, 2020
Registration closed May 7
6 participants
4 instructors
Tieton River: Royal Columns
Sun, May 10, 2020
Registration closed May 8
6 participants
4 instructors
Kick Off Meeting
Seattle Program Center
Mon, Feb 25, 2019
Registration closed Mar 25
1 participant
2 instructors
Seattle Program Center
Thu, May 16, 2019
Registration closed Mar 25
20 participants
5 instructors
Seattle Program Center
Thu, Feb 27, 2020
Registration closed Feb 25
0 participants
1 instructor
Seattle Program Center
Wed, Apr 15, 2020
Registration closed Apr 13
0 participants
1 instructor
Workshop
Seattle Program Center
Tue, Mar 5, 2019
Registration closed Apr 9
2 participants
2 instructors
Seattle Program Center
Tue, Mar 12, 2019
Registration closed Apr 15
2 participants
1 instructor
Seattle Program Center
Wed, Apr 24, 2019
Registration closed Apr 9
0 participants
0 instructors
Seattle Program Center
Thu, Mar 5, 2020
Registration closed Mar 3
0 participants
0 instructors
Seattle Program Center
Thu, Mar 12, 2020
Registration closed Mar 10
0 participants
0 instructors
Seattle Program Center
Wed, Apr 22, 2020
Registration closed Apr 20
0 participants
0 instructors
Seattle Program Center
Wed, Apr 29, 2020
Registration closed Apr 27
12 participants
5 instructors
Weekend Field Trip 1
Tieton River: Royal Columns
Sat, Mar 16, 2019 -
Sun, Mar 17, 2019
Registration closed Apr 18
2 participants
0 instructors
Tieton River: Royal Columns
Sat, Mar 14, 2020 -
Sun, Mar 15, 2020
Registration closed Mar 12
0 participants
1 instructor
Tieton River: Royal Columns
Sat, May 2, 2020 -
Sun, May 3, 2020
Registration closed Apr 30
12 participants
5 instructors
Roster
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
Course Materials

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