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Intro to Trad // 2020

Welcome to the wonderful world of traditional climbing! This is the art of placing your own gear for protection 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 be held outside at a local crag (most likely Exit 38 or 32 off I-90). We strongly suggest that participants also sign-up for our Cracknique Flash Clinic to learn the basic of crack climbing technique.
Application:  Closed
Dates:  September 11 (5:30 - 8:30 PM) & 12 (8AM - 2PM)
Location: Exit 32, North Bend, WA
Tuition:  $180 - 220 (sliding scale)
Prerequisites: 
  • Taken Introduction to Sport Leading from COC
  • Able to sport lead a 5.9
  • Actively rappels on routes
OR
  • Taken Introduction to Sport Leading from COC
  • Able to sport lead a 5.9
  • Taken Rappelling, Ascending, and Fixed Line class from COC
OR
  • Able to sport lead a 5.9
  • Properly uses a belay device for lead belaying
  • Actively rappels on routes
  • Comfortable clipping quickdraws one handed (either hand preferable)

Syllabus & Gear List (PDF)

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