Tacoma Basic FT 8 - Alpine Rock III

Field trip: Basic Climbing Course

Tacoma Basic FT 8 - Alpine Rock III - Leavenworth

Tacoma Basic Climbing FT 5 - Rock 2

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  • Crag Rock Climb, *Varies*, Strenuous 3, Technical 2
  • Moderate

Early morning meeting at Playground Point parking, specific times TBD.

We will be camping at the group site at Eightmile Campground in Leavenworth. Parking is limited, please carpool if possible. Also, sites are generous but not infinite! Grab a tent buddy if you can :) No charge for students. Someone get a potluck going!

Tacoma Basic Climbing Course FT 5 - Rock 2: Playground Point (see https://www.mountainproject.com/area/106495306/playground-point for details and parking/access information)

Climbing skills in focus:

  • Rappelling with a device and with a carabiner brake
  • Rock climbing techniques:  friction (slab), crack, face, chimney, layback, etc.
  • Practice cleaning rock protection, lead belaying, and climbing signals


students will earn:



  • Green Trails Alpine Lakes East (Stuart Range) No. 208SX

    Alpine Lakes Wilderness (ALPS)

    Trails Illustrated Alpine Lakes Wilderness
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

See course manual

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