Intro to Single Pitch Trad C - Seattle - 2020

Climbing Course

Introduction to Single Pitch Trad

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


Please also note that some student slots in the single pitch course modules will be held for students taking all the modules in the Intermediate Climbing Package! Package students will be signing up Jan 3-Jan 15. Consideration of applications from those outside the Intermediate program will begin Jan 15th.

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. To apply, click the "apply" button and submit a completed application form to the course leader.

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Course Requirements
Course Activity Date Availability Leader
Kick Off Meeting
Seattle Program Center
Wed, Apr 15, 2020
Registration closes Apr 13
5 participants
5 instructors
Seattle Program Center
Wed, Apr 22, 2020
Registration closes Apr 20
5 participants
3 instructors
Seattle Program Center
Wed, Apr 29, 2020
Registration closes Apr 27
5 participants
4 instructors
Weekend Field Trip 1
Tieton River: Royal Columns
Sat, May 2, 2020 -
Sun, May 3, 2020
Registration closes Apr 30
5 participants
4 instructors
Weekend Field Trip 2
Tieton River: Royal Columns
Sat, May 9, 2020
Registration closes May 7
0 participants
2 instructors
Tieton River: Royal Columns
Sun, May 10, 2020
Registration closes May 8
5 participants
2 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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