Tacoma Basic FT 3 - Glacier II

Field trip: Basic Climbing Course

Tacoma Basic FT 3 - Glacier II - Mountaineers Tacoma Program Center

Tacoma Basic Climbing FT 1 Preparation

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  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)

Tacoma Program Center.  Arrive by 6:15 pm, be ready by 6:30pm.

Tacoma Basic Climbing Course FT I Preparation includes:

-Harness Check

-Tie your slings (short, singles, and double), hero/tie-off loop, pack sling, autoblock, chest harness and Texas Prusiks

-Practice belaying, prusik technique, and knots

-Watch Leader tie-off Demo


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

See course manual/equipment matrix:

-Tubular webbing


-Seat Harness



-locking pear-shaped carabiner

-3 locking carabiners

-5 standard carabiners

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