Seattle Basic Climbing Refresher Clinic - Fundamental Skills & Belaying


Seattle Basic Climbing Refresher Clinic - Fundamental Skills & Belaying - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

  • Sun, May 6, 2018
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Easy

Meet at the back of the building (east side) at bay 1 at 9am. 

Plan on ending at 1 pm.

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. 

Clinic Materials (from the Basic Alpine Climbing Course Materials)

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.

Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Standard alpine climbing gear.

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

Ice axes are NOT needed for this clinic.

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