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MULTI PITCH TRAD CLIMBING COURSE

Multi Pitch trad climbing offers an incredible amount of freedom. And with all of this freedom comes a lot of technique and decision making. This course will teach you a broad base of technical skills as well a mental process to help with good judgement. By the end of this course you will have learned the fundamentals to start leading traditional (trad) multi pitch climbs on your own. This course is taught by AMGA Certified Rock Guides.

Course length

2 Days, can be combined with trad climbing course for 4 days 


Locations we offer this course

  • Washington (Index, Darrington)

  • Moab, UT


Upcoming Dates

Washington:

Private Course Availability: May - September 2022


Group Course Dates:

July 7th - 8th (Full)

September 12th - 13th (Full)

Don't see a date in a location you are looking for? Reach out to us about setting up a course on your preferred date.​


Prerequisite

You must have taken our trad climbing clinic or have experience leading trad climbs at a grade of 5.6 or higher. Contact us if you have any questions about whether or not you are ready for this course.


Course Ratio 

Max 3:1


Course Cost

Group Course Cost

$395

Please note we will have to charge private course rates if only 1 person signs up.

Private Course Cost

1 participant: $795

2 participants: $495 per person

3 participants: $395 per person

 
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SKILLS YOU WILL LEARN

  • We will briefly review skills from the learn to trad climb course

  • Appropriate gear selection

  • Efficient anchor building and evaluation for multi pitch climbing with traditional gear or terrain features

  • Methods to belaying a follower

  • Efficient multipitch transitions

  • Efficient rope management

  • Considerations for belaying a leader on a multipitch climb, including fall factors

  • How to rappel a multi pitch climb 

  • Basic multipitch self rescue

  • Route finding and topos

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED

INCLUSIONS

  • Instruction from an AMGA certified Rock Guide

  • Climbing Permits

  • Use of Group Technical Equipment such as Ropes and Rack

EXCLUSIONS

  • Personal Climbing Equipment (harness, helmet, shoes, belay devices)

  • Transportation

  • Lodging or Camping 

  • Meals while on the course

  • Trip Insurance

  • Guide Gratuity