Seattle Pathfinders | Climbing 101 Skills Workshop

Youth activity: Pathfinders

Seattle Pathfinders | Climbing 101 Skills Workshop - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Part 2 of a 2 part skills workshop series designed to equip Pioneers families with all the skills and knowledge they need to safely go climbing outside. Part 2 will reinforce and give more chance to practice with everything learned in part 1. It is important to attend both sessions.

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  • Sat, May 11, 2019
  • Seattle Youth Outreach Committee
  • Youth
  • Families
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • FULL, 2 on waitlist (0 capacity)
  • FULL (2 capacity)
  • 7 (8 capacity)
  • Cancellation & Refund Policy

Parents only skills workshop. This is for parents who want to learn how to set up top rope climbing outside. In order for this lesson to run smoothly, it will be necessary to leave Pioneers at home. 

The morning (9am-12pm) will focus on building safe top rope anchors and rappelling, in the context of setting up a crag for top roping, where access to the anchors of the climb is possible without having to lead climb. This is the minimum requirement for this workshop, the afternoon is not required. 

The afternoon (12pm-3pm) will focus on lead climbing for those parents interested in learning more skills, which can be used to set up any crag for top roping. 

We will cover top rope anchors, rappelling, and pro tips on accessing anchors for climbs. We will have some instructor help from Explorers and/or MAC members to teach Pioneers. 


Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

climbing equipment available from the Mountaineers for borrowing

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