Seattle Basic Climbing Refresher Clinic - Alpine Rock Climbing Skills


Seattle Basic Climbing Refresher Clinic - Alpine Rock Climbing Skills - Leavenworth

A free clinic. Open to qualified non-members. Practice low 5th-class climbing in Icicle Creek Canyon

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  • Mon, Sep 25, 2017
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Crag Rock Climb, *Varies*
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)

NOTE: Time and Place are tentative.

IF HEAT (> 82 deg) is forecasted, clinic will be rescheduled. 

Meet at 9:30 am at Snow Creek Parking Area.

We shall then drive up the Icicle Creek Road to the access trail.

Probable climbing area is "Swanson's Garden" (historical name), below Clamshell.

The Seattle Basic Refresher Clinics offer Basic Alpine Climbing graduates, and non-Mountaineer members with equivalent training and experience, the opportunity to review the skills and techniques they learned in the course.  Cost per clinic: $0
More information on the Seattle Basic Refresher Clinics series 

This  Seattle Basic Refresher Clinic - Alpine Rock Skills -  covers the alpine rock climbing skills. 

Skills to be practiced:

  • Rock climbing (including face climbing, crack climbing, and friction climbing, depending on the climbing area).
  • Belaying (top-rope and lead-climbing)
  • Rappelling
  • Anchor building


  • Green Trails Alpine Lakes East (Stuart Range) No. 208SX

    Alpine Lakes Wilderness (ALPS)

    Trails Illustrated Alpine Lakes Wilderness
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Rock climbing gear.  Bring extra slings for anchors if you have any

Helmet required.

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