Seattle Basic Climbing Refresher Clinic - Rappelling


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

Review and practice the extended belay with autoblock.

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  • Wed, Apr 3, 2019
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Moderate

Meet at 6:00 PM at the Friction Mountain on the north end of the Seattle Mountaineers building. Don't worry if traffic makes you late - arrive when you can.

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
<General Refresher Clinic Information>

This  Seattle Basic Refresher Clinic - Rappelling -  covers the rappel skills needed before venturing into the mountains. 

Skills to be practiced:

  • Rappelling (with extended rappel set-up and auto-block). An alternative carabiner brake rappel system will be introduced.
  • Rappelling off a low anchor (sit-n-spin rappel)

Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Standard alpine climbing gear

  • Harness
  • slings, personal anchor
  • prusik loops
  • carabiners
  • helmet
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