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.

Info
COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers course.

*AS A RESULT OF THE SUSPENSION OF ALL COURSES/ACTIVITIES/EVENTS UNTIL 4/24/20, WE WILL BE CANCELING THIS COURSE. CURRENT PARTICIPANTS MAY RECEIVE A FULL REFUND, OR DONATE THEIR COURSE FEE. PLEASE SEE THE COVID-19 RESPONSE PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION*

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
Wed, Apr 15, 2020
Registration closed Apr 13
0 participants
1 instructor
Workshop
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, May 2, 2020 -
Sun, May 3, 2020
Registration closed Apr 30
12 participants
5 instructors
Weekend Field Trip 2
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
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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