Intro to Single Pitch Trad A - Seattle - 2020

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 at a minimum be already leading sport routes (bolted routes) to be eligible for this course. 

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Course Requirements
Course Activity Date Availability Leader
Kick Off Meeting
Seattle Program Center
Thu, Feb 27, 2020
Registration closes Feb 25
1 participant
2 instructors
Seattle Program Center
Thu, Mar 5, 2020
Registration closes Mar 3
1 participant
0 instructors
Seattle Program Center
Thu, Mar 12, 2020
Registration closes Mar 10
1 participant
2 instructors
Weekend Field Trip 1
Tieton River: Royal Columns
Sat, Mar 14, 2020 -
Sun, Mar 15, 2020
Registration closes Mar 12
1 participant
3 instructors
Weekend Field Trip 2
Tieton River: Royal Columns
Sat, Mar 28, 2020
Registration closes Mar 26
0 participants
1 instructor on waitlist
Tieton River: Royal Columns
Sun, Mar 29, 2020
Registration closes Mar 27
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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