Intro to Gear Placement


Intro to Gear Placement - Tieton River: Royal Columns

Learn to place gear and get a chance to mock-lead. An additional day provides a soft entry to lead climbing on the sharp end. It will also allow us to review belay tie-offs, rappelling and cleaning and lowering, and two bolt anchors systems.

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  • Sat, Oct 17, 2020 — Sun, Oct 18, 2020
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Adults
  • Crag Rock Climb
  • Moderate


A two day lead climbing clinic focused on learning how to place traditional rock gear (cams and nuts) with opportunities to mock lead.


Tieton River: Royal Columns

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

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