Climbing Equivalency Assesment

Field trip: Basic Climbing Equivalency Evaluation

Climbing Equivalency Assesment - Mountaineers Tacoma Program Center

Climbing Equivalency Practical Assesment

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  • Tue, Apr 6, 2021
  • Tacoma Climbing Subcommittee
  • Climbing
  • Adults
  • Moderate

Tacoma Clubhouse 6pm

You must have already submitted your climbing resume for review

Please be on time.  Show up and get dressed.

Bring required gear and clothing, as if you where going to climb a moderate 2-3 day climb of a glaciated mountain.  Be prepared to talk about your clothing and gear choices.

You will conducted all basic climbing skills IAW with main Equivalency page:


Mountaineers Tacoma Program Center

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Mountaineering boots that can accept crampons (not hiking boots)
  • Crampons
  • An ice axe (not technical ice tools)
  • A back pack (40 to 60 liters)
  • Webbing and accessory cords
  • 6 straight gate carabiners
  • 4 locking carabiners
  • Belay device
  • Climbing harness
  • Helmet
  • Picket
  • Rescue pulley
  • Appropriate clothing
  • Belay gloves
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