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Climbing Course

Introduction to Single Pitch Trad

Introduction to placing traditional gear in a single pitch crack climbing environment. Rollover students from 2020. Spots may open to new students after February 1.

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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 be already leading sport routes (bolted routes) to be eligible for this course. If you do not have the leading on bolts badge but have your lead card at a gym or have led multiple routes on bolts outside please email the course leaders with your experience by filling out the attached application.

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Course Requirements
Course Activity Date Availability Leader
Workshop
Seattle Center
Sat, Apr 17, 2021
Registration closes Apr 10
1 participant on waitlist
0 instructors
Weekend Field Trip 1
Tieton River: Royal Columns
Fri, May 7, 2021 -
Sat, May 8, 2021
Registration closes Apr 30
1 participant on waitlist
0 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
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