Seattle Basic Climbing Refresher Clinic - Belaying

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Seattle Basic Climbing Refresher Clinic - Belaying - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

A free clinic. Practice fundamental skills needed for Basic Alpine Climbing

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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 activity.
  • Sun, Apr 30, 2017
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Easy
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)

Seattle Mountaineers building in Magnuson Park

Please arrive by 9 AM.   The clinic will end at 2 PM (or when you have had enough).

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 - Fundamental Skills -  covers the fundamental skills needed before venturing into the mountains. 

Skills to be practiced:

  • Climbing Knots
  • Prussiking
  • Top-rope and lead-climber belaying
  • Belay Escape
  • Rappelling (with extended rappel set-up and auto-block). An alternative carabine brake rappel system will be introduced.
Route/Place

Mountaineers Seattle Program Center


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Standard alpine climbing gear.

  • harness
  • slings
  • carabiners
  • glacier prussics (for ascending practice).

Ice axes are NOT needed for this clinic.

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