Tacoma Basic FT 2 -  Glacier I

Field trip: Basic Climbing Course

Tacoma Basic FT 2 - Glacier I - Mountaineers Tacoma Program Center

Tacoma Basic Field Trip 2 - Testing Prusiking, Belays, Leader Tie-off and Belay Escape

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  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)

8am at Clubhouse

Testing : Prusiking, Munter and Device Belays, Climbing Signals, Leader Tie-off and Belay Escape 

Practice: Kiwi Coil & Roped Glacier Travel (tying in and belaying into and out of camp) 

Crevasse Rescue Demo - practice as time allows


Mountaineers Tacoma Program Center

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

See Manual 

10 Essentials


Appropriate Clothing - Dress for climbing



Belay Device/Locking Pearabiner

Texas Prusiks

Leader-tie off sling

Personal Anchor

Assortment of lockers and non-lockers

Assortment of single and double webbing slings

Trip Reports