Tacoma Basic FT 6 - Alpine Rock I

Field trip: Basic Climbing Course

Tacoma Basic FT 6 - Alpine Rock I - Mountaineers Tacoma Program Center

Tacoma Basic FT 6 - Checkpoint: Top Rope Belay. Practice & Demo: Anchors, Lead Belay, Belay Escape, Rappelling

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This meeting will be held at the Tacoma Program Center. Please be ready to start at 1 PM.

Tacoma Basic FT 6 - Alpine Rock I

Checkpoint: Top Rope Belay

Practice & Demo: Anchors, Lead Belay, Belay Escape, Rappelling

Learning Objectives
Students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate safe top-rope belaying including proper setup, communication and belay technique (PBUS).
  2. Demonstrate safe lead belaying including proper setup, communication and belay technique, with some prompting from an instructor.
  3. Describe and demonstrate safe rappelling technique using an extended ATC device with autoblock backup, with some prompting from an instructor.
  4. Describe the elements that make up a safely-constructed SERENE anchor for use when climbing on rock.

Rough Agenda:
Introductions (10 minutes)
Lead belay demo (30 minutes)
Rappel demo (30 minutes)
*Top rope belay checkpoint (20 minutes)
*Lead belay practice (90 minutes)
*Rappel practice (30 minutes)
Anchors demo (20 minutes)
Debrief (10 minutes)
* Small group rotation

Badges

students will earn:

Route/Place

Mountaineers Tacoma Program Center


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