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Operating on a non-discriminating basis under Special Use Permit, Tahoe National Forest.
Beginning Rock Courses  

Learn to Follow Multi-Pitch   Step 3
Donner Pass

This class is where we all leave the ground. You will learn to belay the leader, remove their protection, arrive at the belay stance and anchor safely to belay the next pitch. You will also practice a multi-pitch retrievable rappel.

Climbs are 2, 3 and 4 pitch in length, keeping you comfortably within your ability practicing the flow of pitch-to-pitch rock climbing.

Skills covered will include:
  • Belaying the leader and arresting a fall
  • Removing leader protection including wedge-shaped nuts and mechanical camming devices
  • Arriving at belay stances and self anchoring with the climbing rope
  • Transitioning to belay the leader's next pitch
  • Descending techniques including retrievable multi-pitch rappelling with safety backups
Climbing difficulties 3 or more pitch routes 5.5 - 5.9 depending on climber's comfort level



REGISTER EARLY >>> Please call the office during business hours (M-F 1-5pm) to confirm your place on a course
Cost: $235
2 person maximum

Dates:
June 17, 2017  (Sat)
July 23, 2017  (Sun)
Aug 12, 2017  (Sat)
Sept 9, 2017  (Sat)
Sept 23, 2017  (Sat)




Prerequisites
  • Harness tie-in with figure eight knot
  • Basic belaying - holding a fall, lowering with a standard belay device
  • Climbing 5.6 on a top-rope
  • Basic rappel (optional)


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