Seattle Basic Climbing Refresher Clinic - Top Rope Anchor Building


Seattle Basic Climbing Refresher Clinic - Top Rope Anchor Building - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Learn and practice building top-rope anchors using bolts.

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  • Tue, Apr 21, 2020
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Adults
  • Moderate

Meet at 6:30 PM in the basement.  It's no big deal if traffic delays your arrival.

The Seattle Basic Refresher Clinics offer Basic Alpine Climbing graduates, and non-Mountaineer members with equivalent training and experience, the opportunity to review and expand on the skills and techniques they learned in the course.  Cost per clinic: $0

This  Seattle Basic Refresher Clinic - Top-Rope Anchor Building covers techniques in building anchors using bolts.

Skills to be practiced:

  • Focused anchors vs Equalizing anchors
  • Rigging off bolts and natural protection (no chalks, no camming devices, etc.)
  • Belaying off an anchor, with discussion on when this might be appropriate.

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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Standard alpine climbing gear.

  • harness
  • slings
  • carabiners
  • cordelette (we have cordelettes if you don't have any)

Ice axes are NOT needed for this clinic.

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