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Intro to Trad Climbing

Welcome to the wonderful world of traditional climbing! This is the art of placing your own gear for protection to clip your rope into on climbs. Our trad climbing course will include gear overview, setting gear, anchors, and rope management. This class will consist of one quarter day for Ground School in Seattle and the next full day will be held outside at a local Seattle area crag (most likely Exit 38 or 32 off I-90). Round out your trad experience with must needed knowledge of crack climbing with our Cracknique course.

Application

Location

TBD  (Exit 38 or 32)

Prerequisites

Toprope Climbing  OR  Intro to Sport Leading course

Alternatively, know how to:
- Toprope belay safely
- Tie oneself into the rope for climbing
- Perform safety checks before climbing
 

Dates

- July 1-2, 2022  (Fri 5:30pm-9pm, Sat 8am-2pm) [WAITLIST OPEN]

- Sept 9-10, 2022  (Fri 5:30pm-9pm, Sat 8am-2pm)

Tuition

$180 - 220 (sliding scale, scholarships available)

Syllabus & Gear List

Meet the Instructor

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Crystal Hudelson
(she/her/li)

AMGA apprentice rock guide, Single Pitch Instructor, Wilderness First Responder

Questions? Email rock@climbersofcolor.org
This course is operated by Miyar Adventures and will be subject to Miyar's cancellation policies