Seattle Basic Climbing Refresher Clinic - Belaying


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

Basic Refresher Belay Tie-off and Escape Practice. Review the load-releasing hitch used to release the load under tension (poorly named the Mule Knot).

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  • Mon, Oct 15, 2018
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Moderate

Meet at 6:30PM in basement of Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

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 [link to Basic Refresher Course]

Basic Grads and Intermediates are welcome to sign up as instructors. 

If you have equivalent skills but are not a Basic Grad, contact the leader to sign up.

This  Seattle Basic Refresher Clinic - Fundamental Skills -  covers the fundamental skills needed before venturing into the mountains. 

Skills to be practiced at this clinic:

  • Belay Tie-off and Escape
  • Climbing Knots

Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Standard alpine climbing gear.

  • harness
  • slings
  • carabiners
  • hemet recommended

Ice axes are NOT needed for this clinic.

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