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.
2 Days, can be combined with trad climbing course for 4 days
Locations we offer this course
Washington (Index, Darrington)
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.
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.
Group Course Cost
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
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
Instruction from an AMGA certified Rock Guide
Use of Group Technical Equipment such as Ropes and Rack
Personal Climbing Equipment (harness, helmet, shoes, belay devices)
Lodging or Camping
Meals while on the course