Solo Toproping on Single Pitch Routes

Solo Toproping on Single Pitch Routes

This clinic explores the basics of setting up a self-belay system and preparing a climbing route for toprope solo climbing.
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​We will be demonstrating a system for self-belay while top roping a single pitch route.  This will be followed by a collaborative discussion, then participants can set up and practice the technique on the climbing wall.

Focus of workgroup will be:

  • Self-belay setups.
  • Preparation of climbing site for solo toprope.
  • Escaping system at top or midclimb, and retreat.