Seattle Basic Climbing Refresher Clinic - Rescue Methods Familiarization

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Seattle Basic Climbing Refresher Clinic - Rescue Methods Familiarization - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Become familiar with climbing rescue methods and practice simplified versions of belay, lower, and rescue systems. Learn about the various roles of rescue team members.

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  • Sun, Feb 24, 2019
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Adults
  • Moderate

Meet at Seattle Mountaineers Friction Mountain at 6PM

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]


This  Seattle Basic Refresher Clinic - Rescue Methods Familiarization - introduces rescue systems (belay, lower, raise) and provides practice using simplified versions of these systems. Learn the different roles of each member of a rescue team.

Skills to be practiced:

  • Rescue Team roles
  • Knots used in rescue
  • Belay using tandem prusiks
  • Lower using a munter
  • Raise using z-pulley 
Route/Place

Mountaineers Seattle Program Center


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Standard alpine climbing gear.

  • harness
  • slings
  • carabiners
  • cordelette 
  • hemet
  • z-pulley
  • prusik loops
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