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.

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. 


  • 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
Kick Off Meeting
Seattle Program Center
Mon, Feb 25, 2019
Registration closes Mar 25
1 participant
2 instructors
Seattle Program Center
Tue, Mar 5, 2019
Registration closes Apr 9
2 participants
2 instructors
Seattle Program Center
Tue, Mar 12, 2019
Registration closes Apr 15
2 participants
1 instructor
Weekend Field Trip 1
Tieton River: Royal Columns
Sat, Mar 16, 2019 -
Sun, Mar 17, 2019
Registration closes Apr 18
2 participants
0 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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